Full Time - Upper Management Level (Managing Editor, General Manager, Manager, Director)
Broadcast, Content Creation
KETV, Hearst Television’s ABC affiliate in Omaha, NE has an immediate opening for a Digital Media Manager to oversee content of the television website, social media platforms, and their relationship with the television newscasts.
Omaha’s News Leader seeks an experienced, multi-platform journalist skilled at developing and executing digital strategies and multimedia initiatives to build engagement on KETV’s website and social media platforms.
The Digital Media Manger produces content daily, manages and directs all digital content efforts, and works as part of the KETV newsroom. The DMM also works with creative services and sales on projects and initiatives.
As DMM, you’ll be part of the leading news organization in Omaha, Nebraska, and in the heart of the news-gathering operation. You will be responsible for producing dynamic and interesting content on all digital platforms and for leading a team of digital journalists to deliver breaking news, feature, and in-depth content. The right candidate for this post must work quickly and efficiently and have the ability to work with other team members to assign responsibilities and hold them to expectations and goals.
Produce and oversee content on the website, including daily writing and video editing.
Oversee digital producer, and assign duties to newsroom personnel as needed
Develop strategies to expand engagement with KETV digital assets.
Develop unique content and project ideas in conjunction with KETV news leadership
Develop and deliver urgent, real-time strategies to news content.
Develop content during breaking news, and coordinates digital coverage
An active role in daily newsroom editorial meetings, and establish expectations for daily digital coverage
Work with news management to develop strategies and projects
Participate in weekly marketing meetings
Coordinate and train newsroom staffers on best practices for digital news reporting
Leverage social media platforms and use analytics to maximum engagement in real time.
Work with creative services to identify opportunities for marketing tactics
Work as part of the Hearst digital team to identify content of wide interest
Two years of experience as an editor, writing and producing content for a news website
Equivalent military experience will be considered
Must have a working knowledge of digital technology and video editing
Ability to get along with diverse working groups.
Strong management skills
Understanding of libel and other legal issues
Bachelor’s Degree in multimedia journalism, journalism, broadcast journalism or a related field preferred. Experience will be considered in lieu of education.
Military training from Defense Information School (DINFOS) with related experience will be considered