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Web Producer
Posted on: 
November 16, 2012

Title: Web Producer
Level: Exempt
Department: Website/News
Date: November 2012


Write stories and edit multimedia content for cbschicago.com by working closely with the newsroom producers, managers and reporters at CBS 2, WBBM Newsradio and 670 The Score.

Primary Accountabilities:

  • Work with the producers to create content for the web, based on the on-air stories, audio and video.
  • Develop online news components that complement the stories and features aired on CBS Chicago stations.
  • Develop original content that drives web traffic.
  • Push content to social media accounts and engage audience.
  • Manage story placement on website as needed.
  • Work on tight deadlines during breaking news situations.
  • Ability to work as part of a team is critical.
  • Experience working with newsroom.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • This position will include weekend hours, morning hours and other shifts as needed.

Core Competencies:

  • Print-style writing
  • News judgement
  • Teamwork
  • Leadership
  • Creativity

Education and Experience:

  • College degree preferred
  • Minimum two years of journalism experience at website, newspaper, television or radio station
  • Knowledge of Wordpress a plus
  • Social media experience a plus

Contact name:
Erik White/John Dodge

To upload cover letter and resume, go to http://chicago.cbslocal.com/station/cbs-2 and click on "For Info on Jobs with CBS."