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Digital Editor

Hearst Television, Manchester, NH, United States

The story is yours!

Duration: Full Time

Digital Content Editor

WMUR-TV, the ABC affiliate in Manchester, NH is looking for a well-rounded Digital Content Editor who will create content for our station's website, mobile products and social media platforms. The ideal candidate is an excellent storyteller and can edit and create content facing intense competition and under constant deadline pressure. You will report to our Digital Media Manager. 


  • Write/edit and publish breaking news, daily news, sports, weather, and feature stories for the station’s website, mobile and social media platforms
  • Write compelling headlines
  • Collaborate with Reporters and Assignment Editors to ensure content is posted quickly
  • Work with Producers, Assignment Editors and Managers to ensure cross promotion of content across all platforms
  • Manage LIVE streams of newscasts and breaking news
  • Contribute ideas to help grow the station's digital platforms
  • Edit video for all digital platforms
  • Help manage ongoing projects to produce engaging articles and videos relevant to a particular time of year
  • Send timely push notifications in line with team strategy


  • Previous digital editing experience
  • Professional experience with non-linear editing software (Adobe Premiere or equivalent)
  • News and editorial judgment
  • Excellent AP writing skills
  • Basic knowledge of Photoshop and video editing
  • Experience with social media best practices
  • Flexibility to work different shifts, holidays on short notice to cover breaking news and/or a 24-hour news cycle
  • Work well in an environment with frequent interruptions
  • Proficiency in HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and other programming languages
  • Proficiency in SEO best practices
  • Related military experience will be considered

Diversity Statement

At Hearst Television we tell stories every day. Stories about people of all cultures, backgrounds, perspectives, and identities. That's why, behind the scenes, we believe in being an organization as diverse and varied as the audience we reach, ensuring that the content we create is more compassionate, and more representative of the communities we serve.


Hearst's benefit programs are modern, flexible and designed to focus on you. As a Hearst employee, you and your spouse or partner or dependents would have access to the following benefits.

  • Medical | Dental | Vision
  • 401(k) matching
  • Emotional Wellness Support
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • LGBTQ+ Health Services
  • Additional benefits to meet your and your family's needs

About Hearst Television

Every career with Hearst Television is like a story. How it develops, where it takes you, the milestones you reach along the way – you’ve got a lot to look forward to as your unique career story unfolds.

Hearst Television, a subsidiary of Hearst, owns and operates local television and radio stations serving 26 media markets across 39 states reaching over 21 million U.S. television households. Through its partnership with nearly all of the major networks, Hearst Television distributes national content over nearly 70 video channels including programming from ABC, NBC, CBS, CW, MY Net, MeTV, This TV, Estrella and more.

Hearst Television is recognized as one of the industry's premier companies. It has been honored with numerous awards for distinguished journalism and industry innovation, including the Walter Cronkite Award for political journalism, the national Edward R. Murrow Award, the DuPont-Columbia Award and the George Foster Peabody Award.

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