Community News Editor

Employer
Location
Philadelphia
Posted
Oct 19, 2012
Closes
Nov 18, 2012
Contact
Ms. Susie Verghese
Duration
Full Time
Community News Editor – NewsWorks, the online home for WHYY news, is seeking a full-time candidate as the Community News Editor. This position is responsible for the overall editorial direction and helps coordinate both partner and public relations. Major duties include managing the editorial team for a coverage zone for NewsWorks, help defining editorial strategy, managing online content, report, write, edit and produce story packages and decide on daily news stories to be featured. The ideal candidate must possess a bachelor’s degree or equivalent knowledge including a minimum of three years local reporting and editing experience. This position holder must also have the willingness to teach inexperienced journalists. Familiarity with the basics of audio, photo and video production and programs is a must along with familiarity with various social media platforms. The position holder should be able to travel locally when necessary using personal or public transportation and must be willing to work (overtime) additional hours as needed to complete projects. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and two links to online samples of your work to hr-jobs@whyy.org.
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Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and two links to online samples of your work to hr-jobs@whyy.org.