JOB SUMMARY: Produce and distribute content elements across several media platforms.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Produce, organize, write, and edit content for multi-media platforms: which may include, but are not limited to the internet, mobile and social media.
Collaborate with news producers and managers to conceptualize, produce and present content on multiple media platforms.
Regularly confer with other team members to pick the strongest editorial piece produced daily and optimize those articles for the websites.
Own the editorial and creative development and coverage of assigned stories across multiple platforms.
Knowledge and understanding of various media platforms.
Basic understanding and demonstration of multi-media file formats and strong computer skills.
Understand the importance of social media.
Excellent reading, writing, spelling, grammar, and organizational skills.
Promotes teamwork and maintains an attitude of cooperation with all station personnel
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Bachelor's degree in Communication/Journalism or related degree required; with at least 1-year experience writing, producing, and editing content on a desktop editing system.
TRAINING/EQUIPMENT: Operate computers with desktop editing system.
WORK ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: High-stress environment with deadline pressures. The position will require day-to-day multi-tasking, as well as managing multiple projects simultaneously with frequent changes in direction and priority. Must be willing to work weekends (Saturdays and Sundays), as well as be able to work any and all shifts as necessary, including overnights/early mornings, nights, and holidays.
The employee in this position must be able to sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work near others, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. Repetitive movements are required. Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions.
NOTE: This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.
To be considered for this position you must apply online via the Nexstar Media Group Career Portal: Please remember to attach your cover letter, resume, and a link to your demo reel or portfolio (if applicable).
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About Us: Broadcasting since 1953, KOIN-TV is Portland’s CBS affiliate, providing exceptional local news content on air and online (koin.com), CBS Network programming and syndicated entertainment to viewers across Oregon and SW Washington. KOIN News is Watching Out for You with 51 hours of local news broadcasts each week, featuring award-winning, in-depth investigations, news, weather, traffic, KOIN News AM-Extra and Game-On! KOIN-TV is a Nexstar Inc. television station serving Oregon and SW Washington from its studios in downtown Portland, OR. Nexstar is the largest local television broadcast and digital media company in the nation with a portfolio of 197 full power owned or serviced stations in 115 markets reaching approximately 63% of US television households. Today, as one of the most powerful and trusted voices in America, Nexstar remains true to its mission to uphold the public interest principles of localism, diversity and trustworthy, unbiased broadcast journalism. At the same time, the company continues to simultaneously raise its commitment to support the evolving needs and interests of the local viewers, hometown businesses and community organizations that it proudly serves each day.
KOIN is an equal opportunity employer that seeks diversity in our workforce. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.
KOIN values the contribution of its employees. We recognize their efforts by offering a competitive compensation plan and an array of benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(K), and more. We are committed to a drug and alcohol-free workplace. Any job offer is conditional upon satisfactorily completing a background and DMV check