DIGITAL CONTENT MANAGER - WTVY

Gray Television
 Dothan, AL

About Gray Television

Gray Television is a leading media company that owns and operates high-quality stations in 113 television markets that collectively reach 36 percent of US television households.

We constantly strive for excellence. Through upgrading to the latest technology and seeking new ways to stay on top in our markets, we focus on training and development of the best and brightest employees in the business.

About WTVY:

WTVY News 4 is the #1 local media organization producing news, weather and original content for the Wiregrass region of Alabama, Florida and Georgia. Located in downtown Dothan, AL, WTVY has been the area's favorite local broadcaster since 1955. News 4 takes pride in our winning culture and reputation as the “Hometown News Leader.“ Leadership is about more than being the most popular. Come see how we're embracing our responsibilities to promote prosperity in the Wiregrass for all. Experience the energy of Dothan's impressive economic growth, while still enjoying a very comfortable cost of living.

Job Summary/Description:

Your Hometown News Leader is looking to hire a full time Digital Content Manager to help lead our multimedia content strategy and development across web, mobile, OTT and social media and oversee daily content on our website, mobile apps, OTT, and social media platforms. This is a leadership role, and the ideal candidate will have a firm grasp on how news content is created and consumed by both broadcast and digital audiences. We are looking for someone with a clear vision on how to implement and grow innovative digital strategies on multiple platforms to help News4 meet its future goals. This position is a great opportunity for a talented digital producer looking to take their first step into management.

Primary job duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

- Daily ownership of the station's digital game plan, maximizing the reach of our local content in collaboration with the News Director and Assistant News Director

- Tracking the station's digital audience metrics and helping achieve progress toward goals set by the leadership team

- Quick reaction in breaking news and severe weather situations to satisfy audience demand for updates, video, and answers to their questions

- This person must be creative, energetic, competitive, and a problem-solver with strong communication skills.

- We are looking for someone who is both a team player and a leader.

-Our Digital Content Manager should also have a background in journalism with excellent web writing skills and be proficient in AP style

- This is the newsroom's digital thought leader, someone who can help discover what's possible thanks to in-depth knowledge of current technologies and emerging trends, as well as someone who will help spread that knowledge across the news team by coaching, training, and delegating where necessary

Qualifications/Requirements:

◾ Three or more years of real newsroom experience and at least one year as a manager or in a leadership position preferred. A College degree in Journalism or a related field is preferred. Basic knowledge of Photoshop, digital video editing, brand management programs, and content management software is also a plus. This person must be able to work well across all departments within WTVY, as well as key community stakeholders.

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Additional Info:

Gray Television 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, Gray Television 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.

Gray Television 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 Gray’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

As a condition of employment, Gray Television will require that newly hired employees, whether part-time or full-time, be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus by the first workday to the extent permitted by applicable law unless you qualify for a medical or religious accommodation.

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