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Web Producer
Posted on: 
November 16, 2012

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

Purpose:

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."