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** CBS-owned WBBM-TV, Chicago seeks a per diem digital media producer (Job #26649) who has strong news judgment, can conduct research, is a strong news writer and copy editor, knows how to use SEO strategies when building headlines/stories/galleries/multimedia posts, can execute visual strategies, understands basic Web analytics and has a thorough understanding of online audience habits and acquisition strategies.  Apply online at www.cbscorporation.com/careers   EOE   (4/28)

 

— DePaul University Web content editor (see DePaul listing under public relations/promotions).  EOE   (4/5)

— The H-F Chronicle (Flossmoor, IL) seeks stringers to cover Homewood and Flossmoor for a hyperlocal 24/7 online publication that also publishes a monthly newspaper; experience in covering government and meetings required; must be available to work nights.  Three clips and resume to Patty Houlihan, public outreach mgr. at phoulihan@hfchronicle.com.  EOE   (4/13)

— KHQA-TV, Quincy, IL seeks a creative digital producer (Job #5715) who will  be responsible for day-to-day production of Web content and assigned newscasts, can work closely with the digital director and management on producing content for the Web, can push breaking news, can clip the latest videos and production of assigned newscasts and their content, can supervise and add evening content to the station Web site, can generate and write stories,  has solid news judgment, is a compelling and accurate writer, works well in a fast-paced and deadline-driven environment, exhibits strong leadership skills, communicates well and is flexible; apply online at www.sbgi.net.  EOE   (4/5)

 

** The Belleville (IL) News-Democrat seeks a digital reporter who can deliver lightning-fast posts about breaking crime and public safety news and local politics, can drive online conversation, can report and write quickly/accurately/well, wants to get out of the newsroom and into the field where the news is happening, can shoot and edit breaking news video and stills, has solid news judgment and ethics, has an intuitive sense of what is important and interesting, has a good grasp of what drives interest on social media and  has an enterprising spirit, high energy, deep curiosity and a collaborative and positive approach to work.  Apply to Jeffry Couch, VP/editor, at jcouch@bnd.com.  EOE   (4/28)

 

— WDJT/WMLW/WYTU-TV, Milwaukee, WI seek a digital content producer who can post digital and social media news content online, can write stories from press releases or from reporter information as stories break, can create slideshow, can stream video, meets all deadlines, can post to social media, can participate in big-event coverage, can take  in feeds, and has good verbal/writing/editing skills in English and Spanish; apply online at http://www.Click2Apply.net/k2yjqnrxj4.  EOE   (4/5)

 

— The Indianapolis (IN) Star seeks a digital sports producer (Job #1107) who can publish content across various platforms, can oversee Web sports pages, can manage social media accounts, can create original and timely content, can aggregate relevant links and can copy edit stories before publication.  Apply online at https://850.dayforcehcm.com/CandidatePortal/en-US/gannett.  (4/28)

— Openings at WTHR-TV, Indianapolis, IN: Digital executive producer (Job #300SG) who can lead the station’s digital media team and can work with the broadcast team to assure success on all platforms; must see things at the macro level and be able to roll up the sleeves and be micro, reacting quickly and accurately to breaking news; must be innovative and capable to understanding and analyzing monthly statistical reports and other documentation.  Digital desk editor (Job #300OI) who can supervise the team creating cotent for Web sites/mobile apps/social media/other platforms and channels, is a team player, can work with other managers to coordinate the daily digital news operation, is innovative, can evolve,  can execute new ideas and strategies, is a self-starter, knows AP style/Facebook/Instagram/Twitter/Photoshop/Chartbeat/CSS/Google Analytics and has background with basic html.  Apply online at www.dispatchbroadcast.com.  (4/22)

— KSTP-TV, St. Paul, MN seeks a full-time (Job #58-16) and part-time (Job #9-17) digital content/social media producer with at least three years newspaper or Web-writing experience who has sound news judgment, is a good writer, knows spelling/grammar/AP style, can generate creative digital content, works well with others, can generate original digital content, knows photo and video editing and basic html and can supervise and coach digital interns.  Apply online at www.kstp.com.  (4/5)

** ideastream.com (Cleveland, OH) multiple media producer (see WCPN-FM listing under radio).  (4/28)

** Openings at WBNS-TV, Columbus, OH: Creative and experienced digital executive producer (Job #200HH) who can lead the station’s digital media team and can work with the broadcast team to assure success on all platforms; must see things at the macro level and be able to roll up the sleeves and be micro, reacting quickly and accurately to breaking news; must be innovative and capable to understanding and analyzing monthly statistical reports and other documentation. Multiskilled journalist (Job #200FF) with 2-5 years experience who can work independently on story sources and ideas, can write captivating content, has the editing skills to tell great stories, can develop original ideas, can produce stories that are enterprising/unique/captivating and has an active social media presence.  Apply online at www.dispatchbroadcast.com.  (4/22)

— Openings at WTOL-TV, Toledo, OH:  Digital content producer (Job #2017-6396 and 2017-6460) who can manage and create content for digital platforms, knows AP style, has creative writing skills, knows grammar, can edit the copy of others, can produce clean copy to self-publish on deadline, has solid news judgment, can handle breaking news aggressively, works well with a team, can work weekends and cover a flexible schedule and can learn newsroom software quickly; experience with html coding is a plus; apply online at https://careers-raycommedia.icims.com/jobs/6396/digital-content-producer/job or https://careers-raycommedia.icims.com/jobs/6460/digital-content-producer/job.  (4/7)

— Telemundo-owned KVEA-TV, Los Angeles, CA seeks a Web editor (Job #31998BR) with major market experience who is a strong writer, has good news judgment, can multitask in a high-pressure environment, knows major social media, can publish daily news and breaking content, knows AP style and non-linear editing and knows current events.  Apply online at www.nbcunicareers.com.  (4/28)

SMALL PRINT:

JobFile lists job openings and internships in print, online and broadcast journalism, public relations and journalism education, focusing on the Midwest.  One need not be an INBA or Headline Club member to list or access openings, which are posted and made available free of charge to all.  If you know of any openings you may e-mail them to Bob Roberts, WBBM/WCFS, at BoRoWMAQ@aol.com.  All openings Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employers unless noted otherwise.  Listings may be edited for brevity

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