Digital Content Editor, NJ Spotlight News

WNET New York Public Media, Newark, NJ USA


Salary: Competitive with benefits

Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)

Duration: Full-Time

An immediate opportunity is available for a Digital Content Editor to work with our digital team to edit and process content onto the NJ Spotlight News website and other digital platforms. Specific responsibilities include:

•Copy-edit news stories for content, AP style, grammar and punctuation;

•Write clear and accurate headlines with an emphasis on SEO;

•Produce story and video pages in CMS using appropriate photo images, graphics and other elements;

•Assist managing editor as needed on content edits;

•Produce and edit social media content as needed in conjunction with digital news production team;

•Write occasional news stories as needed;

•Additional duties as assigned.

Qualifications include:

•At least two years experience copy editing, preferably at a news website, newspaper or magazine;

•Excellent writing and editing skills; candidates with news editing experience preferred;

•A clear understanding of AP Style, grammar and punctuation rules;

•Experience with WordPress and SEO;

•Working knowledge of PhotoShop or equivalent photo editing tools;

•Digital page layout and design skills;

•Ability to work a mid- day shift of 11a – 7p EST;

The ideal candidate will have a sharp eye for detail with the ability to prioritize assignments and manage time with deadlines.


Gateway 2, 283-299 Market Street

Newark, NJ 07102

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