Digital Editor

Orlando-Daytona Beach-Melbourne, Florida

posted on February 26, 2017

job posting:

Job ID: 1905 Position Type: Full-Time/Regular Job Category: Digital Job Description WESH is looking for a well-rounded 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. 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 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 Required Experience Previous digital editing experience required Professional experience with nonlinear editing software (Adobe Premiere or equivalent) required.

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expires on 04/27/2017