Executive Producer of Digital Content



WGHP/FOX8 is looking for an experienced news web producer to set the vision and lead the news team that creates, develops and produces the station’s digital coverage on all platforms. We are looking for a newsroom leader with strong news judgment who will foster a competitive and number one digital newsroom culture. The right person for this job should thrive on working in the 24-hour news cycle. We are looking for someone who can help create unique web-only content. 


Vacancy Type: Full Time

Date Posted: 7/21/2014

Closing Date: 9/30/2014

City: High Point - 27263

State: North Carolina



The Executive Producer is responsible for managing, producing and creating content for along with our social media sites and the mobile platform. Previous success growing website and mobile views/visits is essential, as well as experience improving performance from metrics is a must. You will be managing, teaching and coaching a web staff. WGHP has a very successful social media presence; we are looking for a person to lead us to the next level and drive higher levels of engagement, web traffic, and television viewing from our social audiences. 


The successful candidate must have knowledge of basic coding, HTML, CMS, Photoshop and word processing program. Social Media/Audience Engagement experience is also required to lead our continued growth on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and other emerging social media platforms. Candidates must have 3-5 years news experience, be versed in all applicable legal issues and have excellent writing, spelling and grammar skills. Must be able to write news stories in AP style. College degree required. 


FOR CONSIDERATION - Qualified candidates should forward application, resume, cover letter, and a non-returnable DVD if applicable. Please state job title and where you found out about the position. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. Send to FOX 8 WGHP-TV, Attn: Human Resources, 2005 Francis Street, High Point, NC 27263