Job Details




• Emerging Level


This position will distribute KARE 11 content digitally to reach our customers whenever and wherever they are, on whatever device they are using at the time.

Category Digital Media  Editor  Producers  Social Media  Writers 
Location Greater Minneapolis-St. Paul Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Apr 27, 2023
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

KARE 11 is seeking a Digital Content Producer to join our team. The ideal candidate thrives in a fast-paced environment and loves news and working on the cutting edge of digital and social media. This position will distribute KARE 11 content digitally to reach our customers whenever and wherever they are, on whatever device they are using at the time. This will include implementing best practices by platform, social listening, making data-informed decisions and copy editing for our various desktop/mobile/OTT/social outlets.

The successful candidate is a strong writer, with significant digital experience and solid news judgment. Qualified candidates will have experience posting stories to digital-mobile-social platforms, working knowledge of online CMS software, familiarity with digital metrics, video and photo editing skills and the ability to work a flexible schedule, including early morning shifts.

  • Produce digital first, engaging storytelling through articles, videos, photo galleries, social media, push alerts, live streams and interactive elements.
  • Focuses on accuracy and balance in digital articles and social content through copy editing and training of staff.
  • Social listening: monitor social chatter and track trending stories via Taboola, SocialNewsDesk, Google Trends and our social platforms.
  • Curate KARE 11 homepage and app
  • Aggressively covers breaking news for digital/social platforms through breaking news push alerts, live streams, social posts and web articles.
  • Use digital and social analytics to inform editorial decisions
  • Work with Marketing and Sales departments on cross-department initiatives and contests
  • Assist reporters and anchors in the creation of native social content
  • Report digital technical issues and follow-through on resolution
  • Implement best practices on KARE 11 digital and social platforms
  • Communicate with the newsroom about all news that comes into the building during your shift
  • Ensure newsroom upholds journalistic integrity across platforms
Job Requirements:
  • Two years of experience working as a digital producer or digital journalist
  • Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Sound news judgment and ability to work both autonomously and as a part of a team
  • Ability to prioritize and manage requests from various sources
  • Outstanding interpersonal, organizational, and time-management skills
  • Interest in digital metrics and preferably experience in Google Analytics and Taboola
Travel: Rarely: less than 10%
Work Environment Set: Office: normally performed in a typical interior/office environment
Physical Demands Set: Sedentary work: Involves sitting most of the time; walking, lifting, bending, standing, etc.

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
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