WKYT Job Opening - DIGITAL CONTENT PRODUCER

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - WKYT in Lexington, Ky., is looking for a digital content producer for its award-winning and innovative digital platforms.

We have all the tools for success and innovation in digital content: an outstanding, dedicated team in front of the camera and behind the scenes; live streaming capabilities with multiple live trucks and TVUs; the market’s only investigative team; access to a helicopter and drone for enhancing coverage; and new podcasting studio.

Duties:

 Assist in our digital effort to create and showcase content utilizing strong editorial, journalistic, organizational and communication skills

 Work closely with news managers, producers, assignment editors, reporters, photographers, and weather and sports departments in determining content needs and how to most effectively deliver on those needs

 Enhance and empower others to make content stronger with graphics, research, and station branding

 Writing clearly for multiple platforms on tight deadlines demonstrating creativity and strong editorial judgment while following journalistic ethics and libel laws

 Lead the creation of original locally-focused content for WKYT’s digital platforms

 Ensure engaging content on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other social media platforms that draws viewers to our digital platforms and broadcasts

The successful applicant’s background must include, at minimum, a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism or a related field. He/she must be a self-starter, with knowledge of and ability to operate state-of-the-art television news equipment as well as website publishing.

If you have the experience and desire to succeed, we want to hear from you.

Candidates should send resumes and links of work to:

Robert Thomas
News Director
WKYT-TV
2851 Winchester Rd.
Lexington, KY 40509
rthomas@wkyt.com