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Digital Content Manager

Tribune Company

Kansas City, MO
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  • Digital Content Manager

    Location US-MO-Kansas City
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(3/22/2018 4:36 PM)
    Job ID
    News Operations
  • Overview

    FOX4 WDAF, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a Digital Content Manager to work in our Kansas City location.

    The Digital Content Manager will primarily focus on originating, supporting and maintaining a dynamic station website that will grow FOX 4’s digital audience while increasing engagement with viewers.                          


    • (30%) Supervise the daily work of all digital contributors.
    • (30%) Work with news management to coordinate the daily news operations for websites and digital platforms, including social media.
    • (10%) Set up processes and workflows to enable content to get to all media platforms in an efficient manner, including sales and marketing support.
    • (10%) Create, write, edit and publish engaging online content for station website and social media platform. Identify and work “top” web stories to maximize engagement.
    • (10%) Manage station websites and social media platforms; analyze analytics and make suggestions as necessary to drive viewers
    • (5%) Train News staff on social media best practices; communicate social media initiatives, changes and trends to staff
    • (5%) Set digital expectations and hold teams accountable for meeting goals. Conduct performance reviews and provide ongoing performance feedback to digital team


    • Bachelor’s degree pred; equivalent experience required
    • 3-5 years’ newsroom/online news experience pred
    • Excellent writing and copy-editing skills
    • Must understand basic journalism legal principles
    • Excellent attention to detail, strong organizational skills
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Utilize AP style, as well as best web-production practices and story packaging
    • Experience working with online metrics and analytics
    • Working knowledge of web-design tools such as HTML, CMS, site development, Adobe Creative Cloud products and FTP programs pred.
    • Ability to work various shifts, including weekends, to support station initiatives

    Company Info

    Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment, and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting's 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approaching 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% equity interest in TV Food Network and a 32% equity interest in CareerBuilder. For more information please visit


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