NBCPhiladelphia.com is looking for a highly motivated news editor to manage breaking news coverage; report and write exclusive stories; and cover developing stories. The editor must have excellent editing, writing and organizational skills as well as experience in telling stories through videos, photos and multimedia. We tell stories on the Web, mobile apps and via social platform and seek a writer eager and comfortable working on all three.
Create original articles and videos.
Cover breaking news, both by working with reporters and photographers in the field or doing original reporting.
Ensure the voice, tone and mix of content fits with the overall editorial strategy.
Produce the homepage, main pages and subsections for all digital platforms.
Update social media feeds.
Curate a wide-variety of stories from other reliable sources.
Monitor and respond to audience metrics and research.
At least three years’ experience as an editor, reporter or producer at a news organization or blog that creates content under tight deadlines.
Bachelor's Degree Preferred
Excellent interpersonal skills — a diplomat as well as someone who gets the job done.
Able to work early morning, evening and/or weekend hours depending when demanded by news coverage or other editorial responsibilities.
Must have the desire to work in a creative, demanding, competitive environment.
Must be 18 years or older.
Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.
Investigative reporting experience a plus
Additional Job Requirements
Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered
Must be willing to work in Philadelphia/Bala Cynwyd, PA.
Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice
Must be able to provide a reel/portfolio of work examples - if available, include a web address when you submit your resume (if applicable)
Bilingual Spanish/English Preferred
Working knowledge of digital media technology, particularly content-management tools.
Blogging, wire service, newspaper rewrite or 24-hour cable news background.
Experience producing and editing video.
Experience with a CMS
Experience using Photoshop, FinalCutPro, Adobe Premiere
Experience using Omniture, Charbeat and other analytic tools
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NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.