POSITION: Web Producer FT
DATE AVAILABLE: Immediately
HIRING MANAGER: Len Stevens, Director of News
POSITION SUMMARY: Web Producer with emphasis on web and digital news production will produce content for WSET.com and be responsible for ensuring high quality content is published in an accurate and timely manner. The Web Producer is responsible for day-to-day maintenance of the website and content. In addition to news gathering, writing, creating graphics, editing and proofreading site content, the Web Producer will also work with WSET’s social media sites, live streaming, video, mobile platforms, and apps and work with News, Programming, Marketing / Promotions and Sales departments on various projects. The Web Producer will also perform other related duties as assigned by the Director of News.
ESSENTIAL JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Advanced Education in the field of Broadcast Journalism or combination of education and work experience, which has given the applicant the ability to perform the required functions of the job or equivalent broadcasting work experience, which has prepared the applicant to perform the required functions of the job. Available 24 hours per day, seven days per week, and for extended periods of overtime, if needed. Able to control high stress periods and heavy workload. Valid Virginia Driver’s license within 30 days of employment. Knowledge of journalistic standards as they relate to on-air presentation of news stories. Accurate and comprehensive writing skills. Ability to act and react appropriately on camera. Ability to maintain professional personal appearance. Ability to lift and transport standard camera equipment. Available to travel overnight to off-site locations, including foreign destinations, for extended periods of time, if needed. Access to an automobile if needed for transportation.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Please apply in writing to Director of Human Resources, WSET-TV, P. O. Box 11588, Lynchburg, VA 24506-1588. Applications may be obtained at the station from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, or online at www.wset.com. No phone calls please! EEO/M/F.
ATTENTION NEWS APPLICANTS: Applicants for positions in the News Department should submit a non-returnable DVD resume tape with letter, resume, and references.