Full Time Job

Digital Editor


San Jose, CA 02-23-2024
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description


We create world-class content, which we distribute across our portfolio of film, television, and streaming, and bring to life through our theme parks and consumer experiences. We own and operate leading entertainment and news brands, including NBC, NBC News, MSNBC, CNBC, NBC Sports, Telemundo, NBC Local Stations, Bravo, USA Network, and Peacock, our premium ad-supported streaming service. We produce and distribute premier filmed entertainment and programming through Universal Filmed Entertainment Group and Universal Studio Group, and have world-renowned theme parks and attractions through Universal Destinations & Experiences. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.

Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. Our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiatives, coupled with our Corporate Social Responsibility work, is informed by our employees, audiences, park guests and the communities in which we live. We strive to foster a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. Together, we'll continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world.

Job Description

NBC Bay Area is looking for a versatile and highly motivated bilingual digital news editor to write, create and curate content for our duopoly multimedia platforms. The digital news editor works closely with broadcast, assignment desk and mutli-platform news teams for both NBC Bay Area (KNTV) and Telemundo 48 (KSTS). The ideal candidate possesses 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. You must have experience covering breaking news and trending stories, using social media as a reporting and engagement tool and publishing using a CMS such as WordPress.

To be considered for this role, please include a cover letter with 3 examples of your written work or a link to your online portfolio.

Job Responsibilities:
• Report and write original stories for NBC Bay Area and Telemundo 48 digital platforms
• 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 multimedia platforms
• Use Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, TikTok and other social media tools to report and engage our audience
• Edit broadcast video for digital presentation
• Edit and enrich broadcast scripts for digital platform publication
• Implement SEO best practices in written copy and headlines
• 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
• Fill in as a writer for TV newscasts when needed

• Bachelor's Degree in Communications, Journalism or related field or equivalent experience
• Minimum 1 year of experience working in an online news publishing environment
• Must be willing and available to work late nights, overnights, weekends and holidays
• Strong news judgment and writing skills
• Clean copy, extreme attention to detail
• Proficiency in AP writing style
• Experience working with a digital Content Management System (CMS)
• Excellent computer skills
• Proven ability to write in a voice that is appropriate for a wide array of multimedia audiences

Desired Characteristics
• Fluent in Spanish (reading and writing)
• Desire to work in a creative, demanding, highly collaborative and competitive environment
• Ability to multi-task and meet constant tight deadlines
• 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

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

Additional Requirements:

This position is required on site, to be performed full-time from an NBCUniversal-designated worksite.

This position is eligible for company sponsored benefits, including medical, dental and vision insurance, 401(k), paid leave, tuition reimbursement, and a variety of other discounts and perks. Learn more about the benefits offered by NBCUniversal by visiting the Benefits page of the Careers website.

Salary range: $60,000 - $85,000

Additional Information

NBCUniversal's policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by emailing [email protected].

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d8e4nm-3-227-240-72-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $60,000 to $85,000 Per Year ($ USD)