Senior Visuals Editor, NBC Owned TV Stations

New York
Jul 22, 2014
Aug 21, 2014
Sonya Lee
Full Time

The editor will be part of a national content team in New York, but must collaborate with reporters and editors at local stations, including award-winning investigative journalists across the country. The editor will help the local stations create a strategy to drive video consumption and provide support, guidance and expertise.

  • Produce high-quality, shareable multimedia content, including photo galleries, video news clips, and visual content.
  • Manage our visuals team, including a multimedia editor and a graphics/data visualizations editor.
  • Provide expert guidance and support to local stations for major local events, breaking news and day-to-day coverage.
  • Work with local stations to build a strategy to drive video consumption.
  • Master editorial and systems workflow - know the CMS, video upload and sharing systems, and livestream procedures.
  • Optimize articles with the most relevant multimedia assets.
  • Track performance of multimedia content using real-time analytics to guide programming and production choices.
  • Contribute to planning for tentpole events, social media initiatives and major news.
  • Fulfill work requests from markets, including content production, photo curation and multimedia consultation. Qualifications:
  • At least four years experience as a multimedia editor or producer at a major news organization that included working on deadline.
  • Must be able to work extended days and weekends when demanded by breaking news or other editorial responsibilities.
  • Experience working with an online publishing tool or content management system.
  • Must be seeking to to work in a creative, demanding, competitive environment.
  • Undergraduate degree, preferably in journalism, political science or English.
  • Willingness to follow very specific systems and workflow, while also exercising excellent judgment to know when additional measures are needed.

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