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Company: WJCT Inc
Digital Content Editor
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
June 20, 2013
Job ID: 1493911


Position is responsible for the editing, creation, curation, and implementation of day-to-day news and information on and other station related social media. The Digital Content Editor will create a social media strategy that supports WJCT’s goals for content and engagement across multiple social platforms. 

Job Duties:

  • Work with Director of Programming and News Operations to assess content from a variety of sources to determine where and how it fits into daily coverage and user needs;
  • Write and edit copy, write headlines, and select/prioritize stories and packages for feature placement on and social media platforms;
  • Craft and manage WJCT’s social media presence across multiple platforms with a focus on engaging and growing new audiences and encouraging dialogue;
  • Create a unique and appropriate voice for WJCT’s social media;
  • Lead WJCT’s social media in breaking news situation;
  • Develop and produce original content for using a mix of traditional and new media storytelling elements including audio, video, text, still photography, and slideshows;
  • Provide regular reports and analysis on web and social media traffic;
  • Track digital journalism trends and innovations to make WJCT a leader in online storytelling, presentation and engagement;
  • Participate in on air fundraising as needed.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Broadcasting, Journalism, or Communications preferred &/or equivalent relevant work experience;
  • 1+ years experience with digital content creation and web publishing in a broadcast or digital news environment preferred;
  • Knowledge of all facets of online content production, including writing for web, copy editing, graphic design and prefer those with HTML, photography, and audio/video production skills;
  • Proven editorial judgment, with a commitment to standards of objectivity, balance and fairness. This position requires sold communication skills to both internal and external audiences;
  • Ability to track multiple projects, work under deadline pressure, communicate across departments, and respond effectively to diverse and challenging circumstances;
  • Experience with social media platforms, preferred experience;
  • Experience with Drupal-based (Core Publisher preferred) or other content management systems;
  • Demonstrated ability to take direction and work collaboratively as well as independently with minimal supervision;
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights and weekends depending on breaking news cycle and fundraising commitments is required;
  • Excellent research, writing, editing and proofreading skills. Knowledge of the mechanics of Standard English grammar and AP style;
  • Broad interest in and knowledge of Jacksonville area arts, culture, and issues of concern to the region and current events.

           It is an exciting time to be a part of WJCT Public Broadcasting with the added bonus of living in sunny Florida!

Resumes with cover letter stating position and salary expectations  Fax: 904-358-6385 OR WJCT HR  100 Festival Park Ave. AVE.  Jacksonville, Florida  32202.

                                                WJCT IS AN EQUAL ACCESS AND EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER M/F/V/H


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