Web News Producer

10 News (WSLS)

WSLS 10 News, the Graham Media Group owned / NBC affiliated station in Roanoke VA, is seeking a digital journalist to join its web team, WSLS.com, to elevate our web product on all platforms: desktop, mobile, and socially. Roanoke is nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of southwest Virginia. From an array of outdoor attractions to being just a short drive to major metropolitan cities along the East Coast, the Roanoke Valley has it all.

Responsibilities:

The Web News Producer will be responsible for creating and posting day-to-day content for WSLS.com, including articles, images, videos, media galleries and other web-related projects. You’ll partner with Graham Digital on support, training, and implementation for current and new products and platforms.

The position is also an integral part of our social media coverage, including posting and monitoring daily. The ideal candidate will have online news experience, including an in-depth knowledge of content creation, digital video and image editing, and working with a content management system.

We’re looking for someone who will jump right into an exciting, fast-paced, deadline-driven, high-pressure environment. Hours may include mornings, nights, weekends and holidays.

Qualifications:

  • At least one-year experience in online journalism, social media and SEO.
  • College degree in Journalism/Communications preferred.
  • Able to multitask and perform in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong writing and proofreading skills (candidate will take a writing test).
  • Sound editorial judgment.
  • Proficient with digital publishing tools as well as the ENPS, image editing software and basic HTML.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Knowledge of southwest/central Virginia a plus.

As a condition of employment, GMG requires that all newly hired employees be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus by the first day of employment, to the extent permitted by applicable law, unless you qualify for a medical or religious accommodation.

Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of a pre-employment physical exam and drug screening, investigative background check, employment/education verifications and reference checks. You must hold a valid driver’s license.

To apply: To apply please submit your resume & completed application to:

Samantha Smith, WSLS 10 Digital Content Manager: ssmith@wsls.com

Click HERE to download and complete the employment application.

No Phone Calls Please

WSLS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In addition to complying with the requirements of federal law, WSLS will comply with applicable state and local laws prohibiting employment discrimination.