WPBF-TV 25 News is looking for a well-rounded Part-Time 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.
Write/edit and publish breaking news, daily news, sports, weather, and feature stories for the stations website, mobile and social media pages.
Write compelling headlines
Produce videos and graphics for social media
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 livestreams of newscasts and breaking news
Consistently contribute ideas to help grow the stations digital platforms
Monitoring digital and social analytics
Other duties as required
Previous digital editing experience required
Previous experience with video and photo editing (Adobe Creative Suite preferred)
Previous experience working on an Assignment Desk preferred.
Strong news and editorial judgment
Excellent AP writing skills
Strong understanding of social media best practices
Flexibility to work breaking news, 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
College Degree in Journalism or related field
Military training from Defense Information School with experience will be considered