Have a passion for uncovering exclusive news content. Position will work closely with a team to serve as a resource to television news, weather and sports to ensure timely online updates. Maintain awareness of daily news gathering and identify unique content opportunities for web coverage. Find, create and edit original news content including text, pictures and video for distribution on KELOLAND.com and other KELOLAND News web-generated news products, including our KELOLAND Apps and social media sites. Candidate must be able to prioritize workload to keep website as accurate and up-to-date as possible. Work with KELOLAND Investigates team to research and organize story ideas. Help coordinate on-air and online presentation of investigative stories.
Produce social media news updates. Manage interactive initiatives. Create and/or manage other content as assigned.
Strong news writing skills with an emphasis on relevance and accuracy. Candidate must maintain knowledge of current events, online trends and social media. Must understand basic concepts of photography, video editing and computer programming. Should be familiar with ENPS, Adobe Photoshop and Edius editing software along with Microsoft Word and Excel. This is not a programming/technical position but knowledge of those skills is helpful in the position.
Prefer a bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communications or a related field. Priority will be given to candidates demonstrating past web and investigative experience, along with social media success.
EOE M/F/D/V ~ Background check required.