Digital Line Producer

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The Digital Line Producer is a senior editorial role that reviews and approves news content on a daily basis. This role will run daily editorial meetings and execute coverage plans for daily news and special events. The Digital Line Producer will oversee a team of digital producers, commission and approve news content (videos, articles, graphic cards) and report to senior management of the digital team on overall coverage performance.


  • Run daily editorial meetings, assign stories to digital producers and execute daily coverage plans
  • React to breaking news
  • Taking a lead role in story production for major news stories, special events and projects
  • Tracking major news in the Americas, Asia Pacific and China and manage the digital coverage.
  • Copy editing and fact checking all stories that are published on CGTN and other digital platforms
  • Troubleshoot technical issues related to lives, video production, social publishing etc.
  • Set weekly shifts and working schedule for digital news team
  • Work closely with Digital Planner on daily, weekly and special coverage
  • Report on coverage performance to senior digital management
  • Organize and execute digital training for broadcast teams
  • Liaise with broadcast teams on digital contributions
  • Take lead role over setting strategy for CGTN America digital objectives
  • Coordinating with digital producers, field staff, and producers about story structure and production
  • Updating newsroom and digital planning grids to ensure others are aware of digital content in production
  • Improving systems to make the digital workflow more efficient
  • Overseeing platform selection to ensure that great stories and video are not being overlooked
  • Training staff in digital skills needed for social and digital story production
  • Strategizing on how to market and grow audience for our digital stories
  • Responsibilities include other duties as assigned. 


  • Ability to work weekend shifts
  • BA/BS degree (or equivalent) in journalism, communications or related field strongly preferred. 
  • 4+ years working experience in news digital platforms.
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Strong knowledge of digital production and publishing systems
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of social media platforms
  • Newsroom production management experience
  • Strong knowledge of WordPress. Development skills a plus.
  • Excellent writing, researching and editing skills.
  • Strong copy editing and fact checking skills
  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks and switch gears quickly. 
  • Knowledge of and interest in international news.
  • Newsroom platforms.