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  Social Media News Editor
Employer: UNIVISION Job Posted: 4/4/2019
Location: Miami, FL Job Status: Full Time

Job Description:


The Social Media News Editor, reports to the Social Media Senior Editor and works closely with this team leader in creating and distributing content for social media platforms. The social news team is in charge of finding relevant sources for stories, connecting the digital newsroom with the internet news agenda, and distributing Univision News digital content across several platforms: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and even text messaging apps like WhatsApp.

This position works closely with the breaking news team, and all journalists in the newsroom and abroad to carry out special reporting projects and to promote their work online in several social media networks outside Univision's main site.

Job Responsibilities

  • Adapt content from television and the main Univision digital site for several social media platforms.
  • Create and help others produce original platform-specific content for every social media channel.
  • Communicate with news editors what's trending online and help them find sources and interesting topics for digital news stories.
  • Work closely with editors in knowing what content is most relevant to our audience
  • Experiment with new formats for social media content creation.
  • Engage with the audience by connecting to the social conversation.
  • Promote, distribute and extend the reach of Univision's digital content outside the main site.
  • Candidate must be flexible and willing to work varied schedules, including weekends and holidays


  • College Degree or equivalent work experience in Broadcast Communications, Journalism or related.
  • 3 years' experience in a major news market
  • Displays in-depth knowledge and understanding of social media platforms
  • Effectively communicates information and ideas in writing and video format
  • Bi-lingual (English and Spanish) required

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Basic video and photo editing.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize.
  • Comfort using highly technical and automated systems.
  • Perform well in a fast-paced environment and breaking news situations.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be willing to work from office in Miami, FL
  • Employment/education will be verified
  • Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States

About Univision Communications Inc.

Univision is the leading media company serving Hispanic America. The company's broadcast assets include Univision Network, one of the top television networks in the U.S. regardless of language and the most-watched Spanish-language broadcast network in the country; UniMás, a leading Spanish-language broadcast television network; and Univision Local Media, which owns and/or operates 65 television stations and 58 radio stations in major U.S. Hispanic markets and Puerto Rico. Univision Cable Networks consists of Univision Deportes Network (UDN), the most-watched Spanish-language sports cable network in the U.S.; Galavisión, the most-watched U.S. Spanish-language entertainment cable network; Univision tlnovelas, a 24-hour Spanish-language cable network dedicated to telenovelas; ForoTV, a 24-hour Spanish-language cable network dedicated to international news; and an additional suite of cable offerings - De Película, De Película Clásico, Bandamax, Telehit and Telehit Urbano. Univision's cable portfolio also includes FUSION TV, an English-language news and lifestyle cable network; and an investment in El Rey Network, a general entertainment English-language cable network. The company also owns and operates several premier digital destinations including Univision Now, a direct-to-consumer, on-demand and live streaming subscription service; Univision.com, the most-visited Spanish-language website among U.S. Hispanics; and Uforia, a digital music application featuring multimedia music content. The company's assets also include the digital brands associated with the Gizmodo Media Group and The Onion.

Univision es la principal empresa de medios de comunicación al servicio de la comunidad hispana en Estados Unidos. Las propiedades de difusión de la compañía incluyen Univision, una de las principales cadenas en EE. UU., independientemente de idioma, y la cadena de señal abierta en español de mayor sintonía en el país;UniMás, una destacada cadena de señal abierta en español, y Medios Locales de Univision, que es propietaria u opera 65 estaciones de televisión y 58 emisoras de radio en los principales mercados hispanos de EE. UU. y Puerto Rico. Univision Cable Networks consta de Univision Deportes Network (UDN), la cadena deportiva por cable en español de mayor sintonía de EE. UU.; Galavisión, la cadena de entretenimiento por cable en español de mayor sintonía en EE. UU., Univision tlnovelas, una cadena por cable en español que trasmite 24 horas al día y se dedica a telenovelas; ForoTV, una cadena por cable en español que trasmite las 24 horas del día y se dedica a noticias internacionales, y un conjunto adicional de ofrecimientos por cable: De Película, De Película Clásico, Bandamax, Telehit y Telehit Urbano. Además, la cartera en cable de Univision incluye FUSION TV, una cadena por cable de noticias y estilo de vida en inglés, así como la participación en El Rey Network, una cadena por cable de entretenimiento general en inglés. La compañía también es propietaria y opera varios destacados destinos digitales, incluidos Univision NOW, un servicio directo al consumidor de suscripción a streaming en vivo a solicitud;Univision.com, el sitio de internet en español más visitado por los hispanos de EE. UU., y Uforia, una aplicación digital con contenido musical en medios múltiples. Entre las propiedades de la compañía también se encuentran marcas digitales asociadas a Gizmodo Media Group y The Onion. Para más información, favor de visitar corporate.univision.com.

For more information, please visit www.Univision.net.

Univision is an Equal Opportunity Employer including Vets and Disabled

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