Digital Editor

Hearst Newspapers Greenville , SC 29617

Posted 4 months ago

Job Description:

WYFF 4, the Hearst Television-owned NBC affiliate in Greenville, SC, has an immediate opening for a Digital Editor. Editor will work under the direction of the Digital Media Manager to news gather, produce stories for the app and website, and post to social media. The Editor will also be responsible for producing web original content. The Editor will also work with the assignment desk on response to breaking news, planning for major news coverage, gathering daily news, planning logistics and allocation of resources. We need someone highly engaged in social media, highly organized, and with a drive to win breaking news on all platforms. Knowledge and experience with ENPS, Adobe Premier, Photoshop and Bitcentral preferred. The ideal candidate is an accomplished writer who knows the difference between posting for social, the web, and writing for broadcast news. You'll need to have proven skills covering daily news, social content, covering elections and politics, script review and winning big, breaking news.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Respond to Breaking News on all platforms

  • Web and mobile app posting

  • Producing videos and graphics for social media

  • Social Media monitoring and posting

  • Crowdsourcing, gathering and writing original digital content

  • Be involved in daily editorial meeting and be aware of daily news coverage

  • Planning special coverage like elections

  • Developing relationships with organizations and newsmakers

  • Communicating and working with sister stations and networks on coverage (take that out)

  • Monitoring digital and social analytics

Experience Requirements:

  • Two years in commercial TV newsroom preferred

  • Editor experience

  • Non-linear editing knowledge a plus

  • Knowledge and experience with ENPS

  • Broadcasting degree or equivalent preferred

  • Knowledge of best practices for Twitter, Facebook and Instagram

Qualifications Requirements:

  • Highly organized

  • Skillful Writer

  • Detail-Oriented

  • Social Media savvy

  • Works well in stressful situations and with deadlines

  • Good news judgment

  • Desire to win, especially in breaking news situations

  • Team player

  • Be willing to have a flexible schedule

Education:

  • Journalism or Broadcasting degree or equivalent preferred
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