Digital Content Editor

Date PostedJanuary 26, 2018
IndustryTV Jobs
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryNot Specified

Make your mark in Broadcasting and Digital Media. Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to more television stations than anyone and has affiliations with all major networks. Sinclair Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated to ensuring a great future for our employees. Whether you are an industry veteran or just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair! We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team!

WJAR NBC 10, Southern New England's News Leader,has an immediate opening for a Digital Content Editor. The ideal candidate will be someone who lives, eats, and breathes the web and social media. In this role, you will be responsible for day-to-day digital news content, working closely with the news managers to make sure all digital platforms are up-to-date, accurate and compelling. We are looking for a strong writer with an eye for content that resonates on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. A degree in journalism and video editing skills are preferred.

The successful candidate will also demonstrate:

  • Solid news judgment and the ability to write fast, accurate, and mistake-free copy
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced and deadline driven environment
  • A basic knowledge of digital platforms
  • A strong understanding of social media practices, how to engage a digital audience, and how to move that audience between broadcast and digital platforms
  • Proficiency with web content management systems, Avid, and Photoshop
  • Possess basic HTML skills
  • Flexibility and on-the-spot problem solving abilities
  • Strong leadership and communication skills
  • A positive, helpful, can-do attitude
  • The ability to meet daily and long-term goals for the execution of digital news strategies
  • Ability to work off hours (nights, weekends, holidays) as needed
  • Recognize live content opportunities for social media, and coordinate publishing to live platforms including (but not limited to) Facebook Live, Periscope, and Instagram Live

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

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