Digital Producer (NBR.com)

Location
Englewood Cliffs
Posted
Apr 10, 2013
Closes
May 10, 2013
Contact
Ms. Jaclyn Sabatelli
Category
Digital Media, Other
Duration
Full Time
Responsibilities:

The Nightly Business Report and its digital presence is focused on the day’s top business, economic and investing stories, news making interviews, as well as enterprising and insightful features targeting a broad audience. The Digital Producer will oversee all of NBR’s digital presence, including its web site, Facebook page and Twitter stream, and will be tasked with ensuring all content meets the editorial tone and requirements of the franchise.

The successful candidate will work closely with NBR anchors and reporters to write, edit, format and package daily text and video content for the website, including blogs and guest posts. The digital producer will also work with the on-air staff to develop additional stories and features. He/she will be expected to write compelling copy, headlines and links. The candidate will have an appreciation for the role of voice and edit stories and video clips for news, clarity, context and engagement. NBR prizes the ability to use a news event to spin a story forward via analysis or more in depth reporting

The digital producer must be an active participant on the social web, tapping into social platforms to report and drive audience engagement while delivering highly shareable content. He/she will ensure all material employs SEO best practices.

Strong collaboration skills and the ability to quickly turn content for the online audience are required. The position will reward a candidate who is creative and a strong self-starter.

In addition, the digital producer will be expected to:

- Partner with internal departments such as graphics and technical operations to execute needed elements like charts and tables for NBR’s digital footprint.
- Liaise with the photo desk, edit and process images.
- Translate complex business stories into understandable terms for a general news audience.
- Have solid writing skills and editorial judgment.
- Work effectively under intense daily deadline pressure and react to breaking news.
- Have excellent interpersonal skills combined with a strong sense of how to tell a compelling story.
- A financial or business news background is a huge plus.

Qualifications/Requirements:

5+ years experience in writing, producing and/or copy editing in television, radio or print news or Internet related field.
Proficiency with content management systems in general and/or Wordpress.
Bachelor’s degree.

Eligibility Requirements:

Willingness to work additional hours with short notice
Must be willing to work in Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
Must be 18 years or older

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