Reporter/Editor - TODAY Digital

Posted: 6/19/2019

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

TODAY Digital, the multi-platform arm of the TODAY Show, is seeking a dynamic reporter/editor to cover an evening schedule, M-F.

The right candidate should:
Be obsessed with TODAY and familiar with the wide range of content we typically cover.Be versatile – able to easily flex between topics like news, health, parenting, celebrity, and more.A headline master, quickly able to distill a story into its most shareable elements.Quick and accurate: Typos drive you crazy. Factual errors keep you up at night. You stay calm when things get crazy, think fast, and turn stories around quickly and with no drama.Have a gut instinct for a good story. You’re decisive on angles and assignments, and you write in a fun, clear, TODAY-friendly voice. If you love to spot a story as it’s going viral and have a great sense of what will turn into a talker before it’s all over the internet, this is the job for you.Have a love of and passion for pop culture, and pride yourself on seeing things first.Be organized and independent. You will work Monday through Friday from 4pm-12am EST and will have a lot of autonomy in the evening hours, which means you have impeccable news judgement and accuracy in your work.Speak fluent Instagram and Facebook. You’ll be responsible for sharing work published in the evenings on social media, so you should have experience and be comfortable with identifying what will resonate with our audience. Be comfortable framing stories for and posting them to our social media platforms, identifying the content that will resonate with our audience and lend itself to being widely shared.Love data: candidates must display a knack for using analytics to help guide story selection and pivoting based on performance.

Basic Qualifications:
• 7+ years of writing/editing experience in a newsroom
• Experience posting to a newsroom’s social media platforms
• Working knowledge of social, video production and online publishing tools
• Can be based in New York or LA

At NBCUniversal, we believe in the talent of our people. It’s our passion and commitment to excellence that drives NBCU’s vast portfolio of brands to succeed. From broadcast and cable networks, news and sports platforms, to film, world-renowned theme parks and a diverse suite of digital properties, we take pride in all that we do and all that we represent. It’s what makes us uniquely NBCU. Here you can create the extraordinary. Join us.

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