Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Digital Content Producer | Raleigh NC | ODY


The Odyssey Channel Digital Content Producer is the primary driver of content to the station’s digital platforms and social media accounts. The goal of this position is to discover, create, and distribute content within a multi-platform workflow. The Digital Content Producer must be able to work long hours covering breaking news on the air, online, and on our apps, including holidays and weekends. Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and proof of insurance. Must be able to both sit for long periods of time when required and stand for long periods of time when required. There will be other duties as assigned from time to time.

•Must be a team player with a great attitude, possess a strong sense of ethics and integrity, and bring professionalism, personality, energy, confidence, and team spirit to our multi-platform newsroom.
•Must be a strong writer, deeply knowledgeable about all current events, and have quick and thoughtful news judgment.
•Must be capable of creating content from sources beyond wires and feed (ex. social media, court records, reliable online publications) and be eager to present the day’s news in an urgent and impactful manner.
•Must be comfortable contacting public officials, law enforcement officers, public information officers, and members of the community to gather and confirm information.
•Will strive to craft complete stories that include comprehensive copy, high-quality pictures, and video using all available resources.
•Will establish and maintain daily communication with newscast producers, reporters, anchors, and meteorologists in order to maximize opportunities to push to all available platforms.
•Must be able to monitor and respond to comments and messages on our social platforms in a timely matter.
•Will be expected to write and edit stories involving news, sports and weather content. A general understanding of these topics is required.
•Must be proficient with AP Style, news writing techniques, using social media accounts for an organization, photo, and video editing software, and web publishing workflows.

College Degree in Journalism or English
1 year digital content experience


Additional Info
The Odyssey Channel (ODY) as a subsidiary of Scenester Companies and Scenester, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, The Odyssey Channel complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

The Odyssey Channel expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of The Odyssey Channel’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.


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