Digital Multimedia Journalist

Posted: 5/4/2019

Location: New York, New York
Function: Marketing & Communications
Specialty: Digital Marketing, Web Production
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive


NBC 4 New York is looking for a versatile and highly motivated night digital editor to manage all online platforms for the station in the afternoons and evenings. This person will be a jack-of-all-trades who can leverage multimedia, storytelling and has a keen sense for the audience to drive traffic.

The night editor must have excellent video, editing and writing skills, and ideally has experience carrying significant responsibility with little to no extra help. Candidates should be aggressive, nimble and comfortable with experimenting, yet know when to move on. Ability to multi-task on a breaking news story, including gathering social assets, sending breaking news alerts and communicating with the newsroom is a key skill.

Responsibilities
  • Be a one-person-band who can fully manage the digital news operation on your own, occasionally with limited to no extra resources.
  • Report and write news stories for NBCNewYork.com.
  • Share related content on, and manage operations of, social media platforms.
  • Edit, and produce and create as needed, digital video taken from broadcast and other platforms.
  • Identify buzz-worthy stories of the day and engage your local audience across platforms.
  • Develop best practices and action items from metrics data.
  • Stay on the cutting-edge of trends and innovation, including monitoring direct competitors.
  • Oversee monitoring of mainstream and social media for story ideas and competitive intelligence.
  • Engage with viewers who reach out through social media channels.
  • Coordinate with NBC’s Local Integrated Media lead to ensure best practices.
  • Manage digital communication with newsroom


  • Qualifications/ Requirements

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience at a major news organization or blog that creates under tight deadlines.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of social media platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, etc.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of AP Style writing and guidelines
  • Demonstrated knowledge of video editing tools like Adobe Premiere
  • Must be willing to work overnights (11:00pm-7:00am Sun - Thur) in New York City
  • Must be available to work evenings, weekends and holidays as needed or required

    Eligibility Requirements

  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be willing to work in New York City area
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Must have the ability to work any of a 24 x 7 shift
  • Must accept Solutions as NBCUniversal’s Alternative Dispute Resolution program

    u>Desired

  • Knowledge of TV and web writing and video editing
  • Experience with Clickability, SocialFlow, Spredfast, CrowdTangle and Urban Airship a plus
  • Excellent news instincts with the ability to react decisively to breaking news
  • Ability to work on multiple tasks and stories simultaneously with a team player mentality

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