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Managing Editor, Digital - WNBC

Publication or Company 
Industry  TV/Cable
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location New York, NY
Job Requirements

WNBC New York is looking for a motivated, hard-working managing editor to craft and implement digital strategy, lead breaking news coverage, manage social media presence and strategy, and edit stories and videos.

Responsibilities: Work closely with Editorial Director and senior news managers as well as reporters, anchors and producers to report, write and edit news stories, photos and videos on and all of WNBC's platforms, including broadcasts, taxicasts, social media and other platforms
*Lead a team of digital journalists working on 24-7 deadlines to update stories around the clock and on weekends *Use social media as a promotion tool as well as a news-gathering tool and a listening post for breaking news and emerging trends *Track Omniture, Chartbeat and other real-time traffic metrics to grow audience and identify stories.

Qualifications: Experience as an editor, writer or producer at a major news organization that creates content under tight deadlines *College degree, preferably in journalism, political science or English or equivalent experience *Experience working with an online publishing tool or content management system
*Experience leading teams of journalists and in-depth news coverage *Must have a sophisticated understanding of social media platforms and strategy *Must be able to work early mornings, weekends and extended days when demanded by breaking news or other editorial responsibilities *Minimum 7 years' experience in newsgathering and/or production *Experience working in the tri-state area. *A sense of urgency and desire to learn emerging technologies *Ability to write, edit and produce under heavy deadline pressure *Experience editing content on a desktop editing system.

About Our Company NBCUniversal is one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. It is the policy of NBCUniversal and NBCUniversal's affiliated businesses to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.