Arizona Sports Web Content Editor (8228)
Posted on 2017-08-22
By KPKX, KTAR, KTAR Bonneville International Corporation
Bonneville International has been a leader in broadcasting for over 50 years, with a mission to build up, connect, inform and celebrate communities and families across our markets. We currently own and operate 14 radio stations in Seattle, Phoenix, Denver and Salt Lake City, along with the NBC Affiliate TV station, KSL TV 5, in Salt Lake. Were proud of our history, and we want talented people to join us as we continue to grow!
To update, gather, and create sports content for ArizonaSports.com. Ensure that all content on ArizonaSports.com is fresh and represents the high standards of the stations on-air products. The ideal candidate for this position demonstrates strong editorial skills and sound news judgment with experience reporting or writing for a print publication or online news outlet. This is a unique position that requires extreme flexibility, including some work on weekends, evenings, etc. In addition, the position requires the flexibility and dependability to work additional hours during breaking news and other big sporting events. Works closely with the digital media team, sports and other departments to help make ArizonaSports.com a world class web site.
Manage daily content, information, news and features for stations web sites. Produce graphics/images, web pages, stories, audio/video, etc. to accomplish this function.
Responsible for making sure that web site is continually fresh from both a content as well as a graphical perspective. Ensure that the Arizona Sports overall image of quality and leadership is carried over to the web site.
Ensure deadlines are met and projects are completed on time.
Develop web pages and web sites for new site features, events, activities, etc. This includes gathering relevant information and graphic elements from various departments and entities for the web site.
Ensure that the web site provides and promotes sales activities. Help direct site toward becoming a profitable business activity. Put a priority on sales production work.
Market and promote the stations via the Internet and the web site. This includes stations image and brand, events, products, etc. maximize the sites as effective communications medium for stations.
Interface and coordinate with technical team regarding technical aspects of web operations (servers, connectivity, etc.). Work with IT to ensure that systems are functioning properly.
Ensure that all web related systems are functioning on a daily basis; streaming, content/data feeds, ad servers, etc.
Manage online events and special features (interactive contests, message boards, etc.) as well as social media content.
Offer ideas, suggestions, and other concepts for the stations Internet activities that are innovative and creative.
REQUIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:
Two years post high school education in communication/journalism with skills in the following areas: broadcast journalism, writing, computer and operational skills, related field, or equivalent.
Experience working in a newsroom environment and/or experience writing for print or online news or sports site or blog. Prefer experience as a print reporter, copy editor and/or web editor.
Exceptional news writing and sports writing skills including editing and grammar skills. Ability to edit, produce and create accurate, well presented content in a quick, timely manner.
Must possess typing skills and computer input ability. Basic computer skills and the ability to learn new programs and HTML are required. Must enjoy working with computers and technology.
Able to produce, gather, edit and update news and sports content for the KTAR web site and the Arizona Sports web site on a daily basis. Will require the production and gathering of text, images, web pages, audio/video, etc. and work closely with others in the newsroom to accomplish this function.
Able to work independently with little supervision. Requires a track record of dependability and evidence of being a self-starter.
As a key player of the Arizona Sports and KTAR team, must be willing to offer ideas, suggestions and other concepts for the stations Internet activities that are innovative and creative. Willingness to support web team and participate in a variety of Internet activities.
Receive, process, and maintain information through oral and/or written communication effectively.
Substantial physical movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.
Ability to extend hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction with good eye and hand coordination.
Lift, move, and carry up to 20 pounds on occasion.
Bonneville is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Minority/female/disability PWDNET/veteran are encouraged to apply.
HOW TO APPLY:
For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.
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