Digital Editor

Omaha, Nebraska
Jan 19, 2019
Metro Area
Full Time

KETV-TV is looking for a well-rounded Website Editor who will be creating copy and video elements for its website, mobile products and social media platforms.  The successful candidate will be an excellent storyteller and multi-tasker who can edit and create content facing intense competition under constant deadline pressure. 


Job Responsibilities:

  • Write/edit and publish breaking news, daily news, sports, weather, and feature stories for the station’s website, mobile and social media pages.
  • Write compelling headlines
  • Develop and edit text-overlay and other kinds of video reports
  • Develop strategies for social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat
  • Work with Reporters and Assignment Editors to ensure content is posted quickly and accurately
  • Work with Producers, Assignment Editors and Managers to ensure cross promotion of content across all platforms
  • Managing LIVE streams of newscasts and breaking news
  • Consistently contribute ideas to help grow the stations digital platforms
  • Other duties as required


Experience Requirements:

  • Previous digital editing experience required
  • Professional experience with nonlinear editing software (Adobe Premiere or equivalent) required.


Qualifications Requirements:

  • Strong news and editorial judgment
  • Excellent AP writing skills
  • Basic knowledge of Photoshop and video editing
  • Strong understanding of social media best practices
  • Flexibility to work different shifts, holidays, etc. on short notice to cover a 24-hour news cycle
  • Ability to work well in a multi-tasking environment with frequent interruptions, while paying close attention to details
  • Proficiency in Photoshop, HTML, CSS, Javascript, and other programming languages are a plus



  • College Degree in Journalism or related field
  • Military training from Defense Information School with experience will be considered 

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