Digital Editor

KOCO TV, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Date PostedDecember 07, 2018
IndustryTV Jobs
Job StatusNot Specified
SalaryNot Specified
Description:

KOCO-TV is looking for a well-rounded Digital Editor who will be creating content for its website, mobile products and social media platforms. The successful candidate will be an excellent storyteller and multi-tasker who can edit and create content facing intense competition under constant deadline pressure.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Write/edit and publish breaking news, daily news, sports, weather, and feature stories for the stations website, mobile and social media pages. The successful candidate will want to win on all platforms
  • Write compelling headlines
  • Work with Reporters and Assignment Editors to ensure content is posted quickly and accurately
  • Work with Producers, Assignment Editors and Managers to ensure cross promotion of content across all platforms
  • Managing LIVE streams of newscasts, breaking news and trending topics
  • Consistently contribute ideas to help grow the stations digital platforms
  • Create digital-original videos for KOCO.com, the KOCO 5 app and KOCO 5’s social media platforms
  • Monitor news releases, social media platforms and user-generated content for content ideas to post on KOCO 5’s digital platforms
  • Other duties as required

Experience Requirements:

· Previous digital editing experience required

· Professional experience with nonlinear editing software (Adobe Premiere or equivalent) required.

Qualifications Requirements:

  • Strong news and editorial judgment
  • Excellent AP writing skills
  • Basic knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and Premiere
  • Strong understanding of social media best practices
  • Flexibility to work different shifts, holidays, etc. on short notice to cover a 24-hour news cycle
  • Ability to work well in a multi-tasking environment with frequent interruptions, while paying close attention to details
  • Proficiency in Photoshop, HTML, CSS, Javascript, and other programming languages are a plus

Education:

  • College Degree in Journalism or related field
  • Military training from Defense Information School with experience will be considered

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