Digital Content Editor, NJ Spotlight News

The WNET Group

Newark, New Jersey

Date Posted September 22, 2022
Industry Newsletters
Specialty Other
Job Status Full-time
Salary Not Specified


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.

Apply online at NJ PBS/Careers.

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