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KTOO Digital Media Editor

JOB DESCRIPTION:

KTOO has an opening for an experienced multi-media journalist to join our news team as Digital Media Editor, responsible for creating, editing and curating news for our public media services, including www.ktoo.org and www.360north.org, KTOO-FM, 360 North, Gavel Alaska, KRNN, KXLL.

KTOO is a well-supported, highly visible public media organization with a strong commitment to local, regional and statewide program production.  We operate three public radio stations in Juneau (KTOO, KRNN and KXLL), a regional public television station (KTOO-TV), a statewide public affairs television channel (360 North) and an online news service (www.ktoo.org). 

Over the last several years we have reorganized to improve and expand news on all of our media platforms, and we are adding staff to help us grow our news and public affairs service.

Juneau is a small capital city of 32,000 people with the highest per capita education and income levels in state. Located in the heart of the Southeast Alaska panhandle, Juneau is a transportation, retail, medical and service hub with good schools, abundant recreational opportunities and a thriving arts community in a magnificent natural setting. A two-hour flight from Seattle, Juneau’s climate is similar to the Pacific Northwest. The weather is wet and mild with summer highs in the 60s and 70s and winter lows in the 20s and 30s.

Deadline: Open until filled with an initial screening of applicants on May 17, 2016.  Interested applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

Salary: Range C, starting in the 40s, depending on experience, plus competitive benefits including paid health insurance, retirement plan, paid leave and holidays.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Digital Media Editor will work closely with the news and public affairs group to

Serve as homepage editor and site manager for websites and social media
Curate, copy edit, proofread and format stories for web and broadcast
Create, develop and manage content for multiple public media websites, including text, audio, video, photos, graphics, links and documents from internal and external sources
Manage and maintain KTOO social media accounts, and schedule regular, daily posts
Report local and breaking news
Create special web and broadcast content projects
Assist reporters and producers in posting multimedia news and public affairs content

REQUIREMENTS:

Skills and Qualifications

News reporting, writing, editing, interviewing and media production skills for broadcast, web or print (R)
Knowledge of Alaska issues, trends and interests (P)
Ability to present stories in multiple media formats, including digital platforms, TV and radio (R)
Ability to work under pressure and on deadline (R)
Ability to operate standard radio and television production equipment (P)
A bachelor’s degree in journalism or a related field (P)

HOW TO APPLY:

To apply: Submit a letter of interest and your resume to pos1@ktoo.org.  KTOO is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2016-06-30