KOAT-TV 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.
Write/edit and publish breaking news, daily news, sports, weather, and feature stories for the station's 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
· Previous digital editing experience required
· Professional experience with nonlinear editing software (Adobe Premiere or equivalent) required.
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
College Degree in Journalism or related field
Military training from Defense Information School with experience will be considered