Web Editors for NBCNewYork.com

New York
May 21, 2013
Jun 20, 2013
Ms. Millie Quiles
Social Media
Subject line: Web Editors for NBCNewYork.com

Requirements: Web editors are needed to cover a range of shifts on weekends, weekdays and overnights on nbcnewyork.com. Web editors may also work extra shifts when big news breaks or staffing is needed. These are temporary positions (no more than 52 weeks.)

* Work closely with Editorial Director and Managing Editor as well as reporters, anchors and executive producers to report, write and edit news stories, photos and videos on NBCNewYork.com and all of WNBC's platforms, including broadcasts, mobile, social, taxicasts, social media and other platforms
* Be responsible for the overall coverage of assigned stories on all platforms throughout the shift including writing and updating news stories in AP style and editing video on 24-7 deadlines
* Use superior news judgment and solid breaking news writing and editing skills in order to manage the web site on weekends and off hours
* Use social media as a promotion tool as well as a news-gathering tool and a listening post for breaking news and emerging trends.
* Move stories across platforms, developing web stories for the broadcast and broadcast stories for the web
* Track Omniture, Chartbeat and other real-time traffic metrics to grow audience and identify stories.
* Manage live stream of news programming, press conferences and breaking news events on the mobile and desktop environments.

* Solid experience editing and writing AP-style copy in a deadline environment
* Proven track record with content management systems, video publishing tools and social media platforms
* Must be able to work early morning, night, overnight and weekend hours when demanded by breaking news or other editorial responsibilities

*Minimum 3-years experience in newsgathering and/or production
*Minimum 3-years experience writing, producing and desktop editing
*Strong desire to deliver news as it develops on all current and future platforms
*A sense of urgency and desire to learn emerging technologies
*Strong journalistic skills
*Significant experience in the news environment
*Ability to write, edit and produce under heavy deadline pressure without compromising accuracy or credibility
*Experience editing content on a desktop editing system
*Team player mentality

We are an equal opportunity Employer

(no phone calls please)

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