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Digital Desk Editor at KVUE

Digital Desk Editor

KVUE Austin, TX Full-Time
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KVUE in Austin, Texas, is looking for a Digital Desk Editor to join our digital desk team. The Digital Desk Editor is responsible for discovering, researching, creating, and distributing digital content for all platforms. We need a team-player who knows AP style, copyediting and is capable of producing original written and video content for KVUE. The right candidate will also be trained to listen to police scanners and manage newsgathering and other desk duties. 

RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Responsible for discovering, researching, creating and distributing digital content for all platforms 
  • Social listening: Monitor social chatter and track trending stories via Chartbeat, CrowdTangle, Google Trends and our social platforms. Communicate to newsroom 
  • Produce audience-first, engaging storytelling through digital articles, videos, photo galleries, social media, notifications, live streams and interactive elements 
  • Creates and publishes video to KVUE.com and YouTube channel. Must be skilled with video and graphic production 
  • Coordinates newsgathering operations including managing the digital and TV assignments 
  • Liaison between the station and other news outlets/public officials / closed captioning 
  • Contribute to and maintain a coverage calendar to keep track of upcoming events or news items 
  • Contributes to editorial meetings 
  • Track competition’s newscasts, push alerts and website content 

REQUIREMENTS 

  • Applicants must have a bachelors’ degree in Journalism or related field 
  • Applicants must have previous experience writing news content for the web and will be expected to turn in a portfolio of previous digital news writing work upon request 
  • Applicants must pass a writing and copyediting test 
  • Applicants must have some baseline familiarity with the tools of modern newsgathering – newsroom computer systems (ENPS/iNews), CMS, TVUs, etc. 
  • Two years of experience working as a digital producer or digital journalist preferred 

 

About TEGNA

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. With 63 television stations in 51 U.S. markets, TEGNA is the largest owner of top 4 network affiliates in the top 25 markets among independent station groups, reaching approximately 39 percent of all television households nationwide. TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks True Crime Network and Quest. TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS) offers innovative solutions to help businesses reach consumers across television, email, social and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA’s OTT advertising service. For more information, visit URL blocked - click to apply.

 

TEGNA Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We encourage and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information.

 

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Job Snapshot

Employee Type

Full-Time

Location

Austin, TX

Job Type

Media - Journalism - Newspaper

Date Posted

02/22/2021

Job ID

10075/8067/45482
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