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Digital Content Director

KIFI Local News 8 and KIDK Eyewitness News is looking for a Digital Content Director.

The Digital Content Director is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day news, content and development operations of the station’s websites ( and mobile content. The Digital Content Director is also responsible for working with the news director, the general sales manager and corporate directors to co-develop and manage news content and sales opportunities as well as administering policies and procedures

The DCD must be able to do the following:
• Produce, display and supervise online content and operations
• Write, rewrite, produce and publish news and interactive content and train all other news staff members how to write, rewrite and publish news content to the Web site. .
• Capture, edit, prepare and upload video and photos for Web site use
• Find and add links to related stories and Web sites
• Monitor daily news flow and track scheduled news events to ensure proper coverage on the Web site
• Create and advocate a culture of Web-first publishing of all news content
• Drive new loyalists to the Web site with consistent and dependable breaking news and weather coverage
• Work closely with sales and creative services on the development of business strategies and opportunities that support sales efforts
• Launch user-content integration and interaction
You will work with some of the highest digital technology in the market, including Sony XDCAM cameras, Velocity editors, ENPS and three live trucks and wireless internet technology.

To qualify you must have a BS/BA Degree with a journalism or communications background and have knowledge of personal computers and general productivity software (Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point). Understanding HTML, Java and Flash technology is a plus.

You can apply by email by sending your resume, reference and any writing examples to

Or apply by mail to: Curtis Jackson, News Director, 1915 North Yellowstone Hwy., Idaho Falls, ID 83401

KIFI and KIDK are an EOE.

Employment is contingent upon passing a drug screening and background check.

When applying for this position, please note your referral source.

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