YNN Seeks Web Producer

June 30, 2011 by

SYRACUSE -- Time Warner Cable's 24/7 local news channel, YNN, has an opening for a web producer.  Much like another job posting from ABC affiliate WSYR-TV earlier this week, the job entails repurposing broadcast news stories and video for the station website.

Here's an excerpt from the official job posting on Time Warner's website:


  • Write, update and maintain content on local news channel website. Rewrite and adapt broadcast content for Internet publication, including original headlines.
  • Develop and create unique content that using hyperlinks, images, and video that enhance the broadcast content.
  • Proofread and edit local content copy created by the news staff, freelance writers and content partners.
  • Create and maintain video reports for website stories and special features.
  • Maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a manner that works well with co-workers, supervisors and customers.
  • Monitor our social media presence.
  • Create responsible and engaging social media conversation on various topics being covered by the news channel.
  • Provide creative actionable ideas to enhance website content.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Four year college degree in Communications, Information Technology, related field or equivalent required.
  • Experience with news writing, HTML and graphic applications.
  • Proficient with social media sites and tools, and technology.
  • One year of previous web site and/or newspaper-style experience is preferred.
  • Working knowledge of journalism, Internet and online services and editing skills is essential.
  • Must have strong command of the English language, spelling and grammar.
  • Should be familiar with AP style.
  • Must have the ability to efficiently perform research on the Internet.
  • Must be able to work on multiple tasks simultaneously and in a deadline driven environment.
  • Must have strong organizational skills.
  • Must be self-motivated and work well under pressure to meet deadlines.
  • Working knowledge of internet browsers, Microsoft Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Time Warner Cable supports a drug-free environment and is EOE M/F/V/D

The only way to apply for the position is by viewing the full job announcement on the Time Warner website and clicking on the "Submit to Job" button at the bottom of the announcement.

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