FOX 5 San Diego/KSWB-TV

FOX 5 San Diego/KSWB-TV is looking for a talented individual to curate and produce content from breaking news to enterprise news reports for FOX5sandiego.com with the goal of increasing user engagement and traffic, particularly in-DMA unique visitors.

The ideal candidate is both detail-oriented and a creative strategic thinker who is able to multi-task without daily supervision.

DUTIES:
– Curate and aggregate a steady stream of interesting content that is packaged and promoted in a way that generates interest and buzz

– Manage news stories, photos, video and interactive content on FOX5sandiego.com

– Manage video livestreams on FOX5sandiego.com and Facebook
– Monitor all forms of media (print, TV, digital, blogs and social) and be the first to report breaking news stories and always on the hunt for exclusives and/or trending content that will drive traffic
– Write catchy, clickable headlines that are journalistically solid and increase pageviews, and package content that grows video views, pageviews per visitor and time on site

-Write stories for FOX5sandiego.com based on broadcast content from FOX 5 newscasts

-Write stories for FOX5sandiego.com based on news releases, interviews and social media posts

-Work with television reporters and writers to improve their stories from FOX5sandiego.com
– Evaluate website traffic trends in effort to make decisions on both daily content and longer-term content development that will grow traffic
– Promote and distribute news content on social media

– Work with on-air staff to improve their social media posts and engagement
– Build positive working relationships with newsroom staff and management, work collaboratively and create opportunities to market web content on broadcast newscasts

– Flexibility to work a variety of shifts, as staffing and news cycle dictate

 

REQUIREMENTS:
– BA/BS degree

– 2+ years’ experience in digital media and journalism

– Basic understanding of journalism ethics and legal principles
– Clever headline writer that gets readers to click

– Excellent writing and copy editing skills

– Mastery of spelling, punctuation, grammar and AP style
– Capable of researching, interviewing and writing original news articles
– Working knowledge of social media best practices
– Knowledge of SEO best practices
– Organized, technical problem solver and quick decision maker
– Excellent interpersonal skills; enjoys working in teams
– Ease with/ability to learn new technology independently and quickly
– Comfortable adapting to changes in evolving industry and thrives under pressure
– Work schedule flexibility (nights, weekends)
– Proficiency in MS Office and Photoshop; Video editing (Premiere Pro preferred). Knowledge of HTML and CSS preferred

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