WEB PRODUCER (Everett, WA)
The Daily Herald is looking for a multi-skilled journalist to play a crucial role on our digital news desk as a web producer and innovator. This job is Full-Time, on-site, and has multiple responsibilities including the editing and posting of news to the website; video and audio production; management of social media accounts and reader interaction; and creative presentation of news online. That last task is especially important: We want someone who can spot opportunities for innovation on the web using existing and new tools. That may mean creating a news-based listicle or supplementing a story with a sidebar, timeline, chronology, video, map, graphic, gallery, poll or other feature to increase reader interaction.
The winning candidate has a passion for journalism and a nose for news; has basic reporting and writing skills; is a strong wordsmith, with an ear for headlines; has good visual instincts; is comfortable with web services and data presentation and has a working knowledge of video/audio creation and editing. Experience with WordPress and Adobe Photoshop is a plus.
WHAT WE OFFER YOU:
- You’ll be part of an award winning news team!
- Position pays $18 per hour
- Medical/Vision plan with a significant portion of the premiums paid by the Company
- Life/AD&D/LTD insurance – paid for by the Company
- Voluntary Dental Plans (Base and Buy Up options), Life and AD&D coverage – paid by the employee
- EAP & Wellness programs
- 401k retirement plan with Company match
- Vacation & Sick accrual
WHO WE ARE:
Sound Publishing, Inc. is an award-winning news and media organization based in the beautiful Pacific Northwest with community news outlets in Washington and Alaska. Our commitment to providing pertinent localized news content and independent, fact-based reporting make all subsidiaries of Sound Publishing an inspiring and rewarding place to work. We are in Everett, a vibrant and growing community 30 miles north of downtown Seattle, framed by Puget Sound to the west and the Cascade Mountains to the east. The Daily Herald, with the website HeraldNet.com, has been the leading news and information source in Snohomish County, Washington, for more than a century.
To Apply: please email an introductory letter and a resume to email@example.com and include "EDHWEB" in the subject line. We would welcome a critique of our website, www.HeraldNet.com, with emphasis on our presentation of news stories. What could we do better?
Sound Publishing is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and strongly supports diversity in the workplace. Find out more about us at www.soundpublishing.com