Full Time Job

Digital Editor - Bay Area


San Jose, CA 04-20-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
NBC Bay Area is looking for a versatile and highly motivated digital news editor to write, create and curate digital content for our digital platforms. The digital news editor works closely with broadcast, assignment desk and digital news teams. The ideal candidate will possess great people skills, excellent reporting, writing and editing skills, as well as a passion for multi-platform journalism.

We are looking for a self-starter who can get work done without extensive direction. Experience with content management systems, covering breaking news and feature stories, and using social media as a reporting and engagement tool is important.

Job Responsibilities :
• Report and write original stories for NBCBayArea.com
• Report and disseminate breaking and developing news quickly through website updates, push alerts, social posts and newsletters
• Manage placement and display of content across all digital platforms, including OTT
• Use Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and other social media tools to report and to engage our audience
• Edit broadcast video for digital presentation
• Edit and enrich broadcast scripts for digital platform publication
• Coordinate and manage live streams
• Pitch and produce original content, including explainers
• Collaborate with various departments, including our innovation team, on station initiatives and projects
• Support our sister station Telemundo48.com as needed

Basic Qualifications:
• Bachelor's Degree in Communications, Journalism or related field or equivalent experience
• Minimum 2 years experience working in an online news publishing environment
• Must be willing and available to work late nights, overnights, weekends and/or holidays
• Strong news judgment and headline writing skills
• Proficiency in AP writing style
• Experience working with a Digital Content Management System (CMS)
• Strong computer skills, including proficiency in graphics programs and video editing
• Proven ability to write in a voice that is appropriate for a wide array of social media audiences

Eligibility Requirements:
• Must be willing to work in San Jose, CA
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
• Must be 18 years or older
• Must have a valid Driver's License

Desired Characteristics
• Fluent in Spanish (reading and writing a plus)
• Desire to work in a creative, demanding, highly collaborative and competitive environment
• Ability to multi-task and meet constant tight deadlines
• Strong attention to detail
• Experience working with TV newsroom software, show rundowns and scripts is a plus
• Experience or familiarity working with livestreams and technical troubleshooting a plus
• Basic understanding and demonstration of solid editorial judgment and journalistic ethics, including a current knowledge of laws of libel, slander and applicable FCC rules and regulations
• Experience in San Francisco Bay Area market and familiarity with Northern California audience and communities
• Good collaborative and interpersonal skills

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-dy7x63-18-204-227-34-42 in your application.

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