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Digital Editor

JOB DESCRIPTION:

KOAT-TV is looking for a well-rounded PT Digital Editor who will be creating content for its website, mobile products and social media platforms.  The successful candidate will be an excellent storyteller and multi-tasker who can edit and create content facing intense competition under constant deadline pressure. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Job Responsibilities:

  • Write/edit and publish breaking news, daily news, sports, weather, and feature stories for the stations website, mobile and social media pages.
  • Write compelling headlines
  • Work with Reporters and Assignment Editors to ensure content is posted quickly and accurately
  • Work with Producers, Assignment Editors and Managers to ensure cross promotion of content across all platforms
  • Managing LIVE streams of newscasts and breaking news
  • Consistently contribute ideas to help grow the stations digital platforms
  • Other duties as required

REQUIREMENTS:

Experience:

  • Previous digital editing experience required
  • Professional experience with nonlinear editing software (Adobe Premiere or equivalent) required.

Required Skills:

  • Strong news and editorial judgment
  • Excellent AP writing skills
  • Basic knowledge of Photoshop and video editing
  • Strong understanding of social media best practices
  • Flexibility to work different shifts, holidays, etc. on short notice to cover a 24 hour news cycle
  • Ability to work well in a multi-tasking environment with frequent interruptions, while paying close attention to details
  • Proficiency in Photoshop, HTML, CSS, Javascript, and other programming languages are a plus

Education:

  • College Degree in Journalism or related field or equivalent work experience 

HOW TO APPLY:

Please visit careers.hearsttelevision.com to apply.
EOE
M/F/D/V

Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

DEADLINE: 2016-07-16