The Digital Editor will be responsible for producing and publishing daily news content across all of NBC Bay Area’s digital platforms.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

-Work closely with newsroom staff and reporters to gather, edit, write, package and publish digital news content
-Coordinate with assignment desk, reporters and news staff to report breaking news across all digital platforms – website, mobile site, apps, alerts, newsletters, social media, etc.
-Create multimedia content to enhance daily news coverage (i.e. video, live streams, slideshows)
-Use social media to quickly and effectively report news, find news sources, and engage our audience
-Work with social media editor to feature day’s best content
-Solicit user-generated content to enhance both on-air and online news coverage
-Coordinate with news producers to cross-promote on-air and online content
-Provide occasional digital support to our sister station Telemundo 48

Experience / Skills


Qualifications/Requirements

Basic Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Journalism or related field or equivalent experience
• Minimum 3 years’ experience working in online news
• Strong news and headline writing skills required; proficiency in AP writing style
• Strong computer skills, including familiarity working with graphics software and/or video editing tools
• Experience working with a Content Management System (CMS) or web-publishing software
• Proficient in use of social media
• Must possess basic HTML knowledge
• Must be able to work a flexible schedule -- evenings, weekends & holidays as required.

Eligibility Requirements:
• Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through nbcunicareers.com to be considered
• 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

• Desire to work in a creative, demanding and competitive environment
• Ability to multi-task and meet constant tight deadlines
• Strong attention to detail
• Experience working with newsroom software, show rundowns and scripts
• Experience or familiarity working with live streams and/or encoding equipment a plus
• Spanish-language writing and speaking skills a plus