Platform Manager - WRC

Posted: 12/18/2019

Location: Washington, D.C., Washington D.C.
Function: Production
Specialty: Editor / Editorial, Producer, Television & Film
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive

Job Duties
  • Responsible for the overall editorial content on one or more platforms produced by WRC.
  • Serve as the primary line producer of assigned daily newscast
  • Work with Content Producers to select the most compelling and relevant stories
  • Work with the production team to ensure smooth and seamless productions
  • Work with Daypart Managers and other Platform Managers to ensure the most complete local news coverage
  • Work with digital team to incorporate social/mobile/digital content into newscast
  • Play an active role in the editorial process and be advocates for
  • Responsible for writing, producing, desktop editing and gathering content for all platforms
  • Responsible for effectively managing a pool of content producers, coaching and mentoring as needed
  • Ensure fairness, accuracy and balance in stories

  • Basic Qualifications
  • Minimum 3 years of experience producing a daily newscast
  • Minimum 3 years of experience writing, producing and desktop editing
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism, Communications or equivalent work experience
    Eligibility Requirements
  • Must be willing to work in Washington D.C.
  • Must be 18 years or greater
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be available to work evenings, overnights, weekends and holidays

    Desired Qualifications
  • Strong journalistic skills, experience in newsgathering and/or production
  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of various media platforms, including broadcast, web and mobile
  • Experience as a producer in a major market for television, web based news service or mid-sized market EP
  • Experience utilizing social media as a news gathering/reporting tool
  • Solid leadership skills
  • Ability to perform well under pressure and meet deadlines

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