Digital Editor
Employer: WPBF-TV Job Posted: 2/7/2020
Location: Palm Beach Gardens, FL Job Status: Full Time

Job Description:

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.

Job Responsibilities:

• 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

Experience Requirements:

• Previous digital editing experience required
• Previous experience with video and photo editing (Adobe Creative Suite preferred)
• Previous experience working on an Assignment Desk preferred.

Qualifications Requirements:

• 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
• Proficiency in Photoshop, HTML, CSS, Javascript, and other programming languages are a plus


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

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