Digital Editor

Website KOCO-TV

KOCO-TV is looking for a well-rounded 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. The successful candidate will want to win on all platforms
Write compelling headlines
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 LIVE streams of newscasts, breaking news and trending topics
Consistently contribute ideas to help grow the stations digital platforms
Create digital-original videos for, the KOCO 5 app and KOCO 5’s social media platforms
Monitor news releases, social media platforms and user-generated content for content ideas to post on KOCO 5’s digital platforms
Other duties as required
Experience Requirements:

·   Previous digital editing experience required

·   Professional experience with nonlinear editing software (Adobe Premiere or equivalent) required.

Qualifications Requirements:

Strong news and editorial judgment
Excellent AP writing skills
Basic knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and Premiere
Strong understanding of social media best practices
Flexibility to work 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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