Maintain awareness of daily newsgathering and identify unique content opportunities for web coverage. Find, create and edit original news content including text, pictures and video for distribution on KELOLAND.com and other KELOLAND News web-generated news products, including our KELOLAND Apps and social media sites. Candidate must be able to prioritize workload to keep website as accurate and up-to-date as possible. Position will work closely with a team of web producers to serve as a resource to television news, weather and sports to ensure timely online updates.
Produce social media news updates. Manage other interactive initiatives. Create and/or manage other content as assigned.
Strong news writing skills with an emphasis on relevance and accuracy. Candidate must maintain knowledge of current events, online trends and social media. Must understand basic concepts of photography, video editing and computer programming. Should be familiar with ENPS, Adobe Photoshop and Edius editing software along with Microsoft Word. This is not a programming/technical position but knowledge of those skills is helpful in the position.
Prefer a bachelorís degree in Journalism, Communications or a related field. Priority will be given to candidates demonstrating past web experience and social media success.