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Publication or Company The Washington Post
Job Title Senior Producer (Video Initiative - Online)
Industry Internet/Online/New Media, Newspapers, TV/Cable
Salary Leave Blank
Benefits 401K/403B, Dental, Health
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location Washington, DC
Job Requirements The Washington Post is hiring digitally-savvy, driven journalists for an expanded video initiative focused on producing engaging politics coverage. Ideal candidates have a track record of outstanding work and hunger to create something new.

Responsibilities for this position:

-- managing staff that operates a video-centric section of Washingtonpost.com
-- oversight of web production, contributed content and social media efforts
-- participating in daily news and enterprise meetings
-- conceiving and enacting coverage plans for major events
-- promoting stories internally and externally
-- representing The Washington Post video department internally and externally
-- filling in for web producers and other staff as needed

Requirements for this position:

-- news leadership experience in high-profile and high-pressure environment
-- sound news judgment and best practices under time pressure
-- at least five years’ experience managing video content as part of a major news organization
-- demonstrated experience in new media, social media and emerging platforms
-- a college degree

Additionally, all members of this team should embrace:

-- thinking big, working wisely and quickly iterating
-- seeing a project through from start-to-finish
-- partnering with and teaching newsroom peers
-- working on either side of the camera
-- having ideas on what the future of video news looks like
-- being a multi-talented team player

This is a full-time management position located in the newsroom of The Washington Post in Washington, D.C. All positions require applicants pass a background check and drug test. Weekend, evening and early-morning hours are occasionally required. The Washington Post is an EOE.
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