Executive Producer Digital
E. W. Scripps Company - Indianapolis, IN

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Oversee all content on local news and information web sites and mobile platforms. Manage the new media content staff to execute the strategic content plan.

· Supervise the daily work of new media content producers and developers

· Work in conjunction with news management to coordinate the daily news operations for websites and other new media platforms

· Daily monitor web analytics to assess user experience, site stickiness and engagement. Address issues and evolve the site's tactical execution plan to grow web page views and unique visitors

· Produce the sites' content to optimize the user experience by being attentive to live web metrics and UE best practices

· Enhance the news content with outside links, maps and slideshows

· Work with news management to set up processes and systems for the migration of multi-media content to new media platforms, including video, audio, still photos and graphics

· Set news and new media staff expectations and hold teams accountable for meeting goals

· Plan the online coverage of major news events, breaking news and severe weather to ensure high quality consistent community coverage online

· Conceive of and supervise the build of special sections and site features to enhance coverage and increase user engagement

· With the editorial direction of the Director of New Media and News Director, responsible for the management of user-generated and social content

· Responsible for content plans for niche sites, sales-oriented micro sites and any other business. Work closely with other station departments, including sales and marketing, as needed on site and station initiatives that require content integration

· Perform other duties as needed and directed

Education & Experience/Certifications
  • BS/BA in related discipline required.
  • 2-plus years experience producing, managing and showcasing online content required
Skills & Abilities
  • Must demonstrate good journalism and writing skills (including AP style) as well as an understanding of current events
  • Must understand basic journalism legal principles
  • Must be able to multitask, meet deadlines and work under pressure
  • Experience working in a dynamic, fast-paced newsroom environment strongly preferred
  • People and project leadership/management experience strongly preferred
  • Working knowledge of online content-management systems required
  • Experience working with online metrics and analytics preferred
  • Working knowledge of web-design tools such as HTML, Flash, ASP, New, DreamWeaver, JavaScript, Adobe Photoshop and FTP programs preferred

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