Digital Content Producer - KIRO TV


Seattle, WA, US, 98121

Location: WA-Seattle

Job Title:  Digital Content Producer - KIRO TV


Position Overview

Do you work effectively across multiple mediums? Do you have a firm grasp on what moves the needle across digital and social networks? Can you combine journalistic know-how with versatile media skills? Digital Content Producers create the original content that is the backbone of our news operations. KIRO – TV has an immediate opening for a Digital Content Producer. 


A Digital Content Producer is a skilled writer and editor, and an expert in the field of social media, digging for story ideas, and handling breaking news. They operate as an integral member of the content center, but their primary responsibility is to drive results to help us meet analytics-based goals and convert digital users into television viewers. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Gather, create and post content accurately and timely onto digital platforms in support of our digital strategies. These duties include writing web stories, managing placement of content on the website, and posting to our social media channels. 
  • Constantly monitor web and social analytics and use social tools to make strategic decisions. 
  • Work with reporters and photographers to gather material that will enhance digital stories. 
  • Cull social media sites for comments and content to help drive and enhance our editorial process.  
  • Track story developments, both local and national, and communicate with the newsroom throughout the day. 
  • Assist assignment editors by fielding phone calls and news tips emails listening to police/emergency scanners for breaking news and communicating with officials as needed to confirm developments. 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Degree in journalism, communications, or a related field of study
  • At least 1 year of solid digital, broadcast or print journalism experience
  • Creative and innovative use of social media 
  • Strong writing skills and the ability to flourish in a fast-paced newsroom environment  
  • Knowledge of web content management systems and social media platforms  
  • Decisive decision maker who can turn stories under strict deadlines 
  • Must be able to work any shift, including overnights, weekends

The wage scale for this position is $30.00 per hour to $37.14 per hour. Final compensation for this role will be determined by a variety of factors such as skills, certifications, and relevant work experience.   


Benefits for this role include: 

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance available to the employee and employee’s family (i.e. child, spouse, domestic partner). 

  • Flexible Spending Accounts (healthcare and dependent care) and Health Savings Accounts 

  • Short-term and long-term disability and life insurance (supplemental and accidental, death, and dismemberment) 

  • Participation in CMG’s 401(k) plan with generous company match and both pre-tax and Roth options  

  • Full-time hourly employees are eligible to earn up to 176 hours of PTO inclusive of paid sick and safe time under applicable law. 

  • Part-time employees will receive one hour of paid sick leave for every 40 hours worked. 

  • Up to eight (8) paid holidays & two (2) floating holidays throughout calendar year 2024. 

  • Up to two (2) weeks of paid parental leave  

  • Employee assistance program 

  • All other benefits required by applicable law 


About Cox Media Group
CMG Media Corporation (d/b/a Cox Media Group) is an industry-leading media company with unparalleled brands, award-winning content, and exceptional team members. CMG provides valuable local and national journalism and entertainment content to the people and communities it serves. The company's businesses encompass 14 high-quality, market-leading television brands in 9 markets; 49 top-performing radio stations delivering multiple genres of content in 10 markets; a Washington, DC news bureau; and numerous streaming and digital platforms. CMG's TV portfolio includes multiple primary affiliates of ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, Telemundo and MyNetworkTV, as well as several valuable news and independent stations. For more information about CMG, visit

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