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Content Editor

KPRC-TV

Location: Houston, TX

Contact Name: Graham Media Group

Job Description

Category: Media - Journalism - Newspaper
Position/Title: Content Editor

Details:
KPRC-TV 2, the Graham Media Group owned / NBC affiliated station in Houston, and Click2Houston.com are seeking a highly-motivated journalist to join its team as a full-time Content Editor.

Vacancy Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 5/19/2017
Closing Date: 6/18/2017
City: Houston - 77074
State: Texas

Experience:
Responsibilities:  The Content Editor is responsible for contributing to multiple platforms, helping KPRC 2 to connect with our audiences both on air and online. The position is responsible for creating and posting day-to-day content for Click2Houston.com, including articles, images, videos, media galleries and complementary digital content supporting broadcast content; and is responsible for helping to run the assignment desk by responding quickly and efficiently to breaking news, setting up news stories, dispatching crews, helping plan daily and long term coverage, communicating the editorial and operational needs of the assignment desk to crews and reporters and answering phones.

The position is also an integral part of our social media coverage, including posting and monitoring daily to deliver compelling breaking news and using social media to seek out new stories.

The ideal candidate should thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-driven, high-pressure environment and possess strong AP-style writing skills and technical knowledge, as well as strong communication skills. Hours may include nights, weekends and holidays.

Requirements:

Qualifications:
-One to two years of experience in local and network television news required.
-Ability to demonstrate basic journalistic judgment and skills including the ability to write news copy. College degree preferred.
-Able to multitask and perform in a fast-paced environment.
-Strong AP-style writing and proofreading skills (candidate will take a writing test).
-Proficient with a content management system, iNews newsroom system, image and video editing software and basic HTML.
-Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
-Previous news website and/or print journalism experience preferred.
-Knowledge of Houston.

Contact:
Matt Aufdenspring (maufdenspring@kprc.com)

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