Senior Audience Producer

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Hearst Connecticut Media Group


Date Posted May 22, 2024
Industry Newspapers
Specialty Local News
Required Education Bachelor’s Degree
Job Status Full-time

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Description:

Senior Audience Producer 

Hearst Connecticut Media Group’s journalists cover communities in Fairfield, New Haven and Hartford counties and beyond, serving readers across platforms, including our sites, app, newsletters, social media accounts and more for nine daily and 15 weekly newspapers, plus ctinsider.com.

We’re looking for an enterprising, audience-focused and collaborative Senior Audience Producer to join Hearst Connecticut Media Group’s team at a time when we’re growing digital subscriptions.

The Senior Audience Producer would join a team that oversees, manages and creates content for seven news sites. Producers curate and package stories from multiple sources, including the editorial staff, wires and more, and publish that content across platforms.

 

Duties and responsibilities:

Works collaboratively with editors, reporters, photographers and other audience team members to curate, package and elevate stories and headlines across platforms that engage and retain local readers

Communicates effectively across departments during breaking and planned news events to alert readers to key story developments via newsletters, mobile alerts, social posts and more

Uses strong editorial judgment and photo/video editing software to pitch and create engaging, digital-first content

Demonstrates a high comfort level with interpreting metrics and uses them to inform coverage decisions in real-time and the long-term

Analyzes metrics and creates presentations to inform editorial stakeholders about the performance of continuing coverage, special initiatives and more

Leads occasional group and individual coaching sessions around best practices for things including social media, SEO and newsletters

Calls out trends in real-time and comes with potential solutions when warranted

Assists in ideating and implementing the digital display of investigations and special projects, delegating as necessary

Administers recurring programs meant to boost traffic from various referral sources

 

Qualifications: 

Excellent writing, editing and verbal communication skills

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in journalism, English, communications or related field preferred 

Experience in a news environment preferred

Demonstrated success working in a deadline-driven environment

Highly organized and detail-oriented with a proven ability to effectively juggle multiple tasks

Ability to speak a second language like Spanish a plus

 

To Apply: 

Send a cover letter and resume for review.

HCMG is committed to growing and retaining a more diverse workforce that better reflects the communities we serve. We strongly encourage all people of working age, who are traditionally underrepresented in media to apply, including women, people of color, applicants with disabilities, those from the LGBTQ+ community and veterans.

Some great candidates may not check all the boxes for this role. If you’re a passionate, dedicated worker who’s interested in Hearst Connecticut Media Group but don’t have all the skills listed here, please still reach out and tell us more about what you bring to the table. Here’s a look at Hearst CT’s 2023 Diversity, Equity and Inclusion report: https://bit.ly/3H7UNkV

This full-time job with benefits is based in Connecticut and is not eligible for remote candidates. 

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