DDM - Deseret Digital
  • 18-Apr-2019 to 17-Jun-2019 (MST)
  • KSL.com
  • Salt Lake City, UT, USA
  • Full Time

We're looking for a motivated individual to manage and produce content for KSL.com on weekdays and weekend nights. The ideal candidate would have at least 2 years experience in journalism and a rich understanding of news.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Build and publish stories for KSL.com. Design and enhance stories using photos, video, social media posts, and quotes. Basically, you get to make stories look awesome for all of our readers.
  • Communicate clearly with the newsroom team
  • Edit photos, graphics, videos, audio clips and text using appropriate editing tools (Photoshop, Illustrator, Premier, etc.)
  • Write news and features stories when needed and wanted, schedule permitting
  • Train and improve editing skills to eventually edit and/or copy edit stories at night
  • Fill in for Evening Managing Editor in running the website during the week when needed
  • Work together with Evening Managing Editor to schedule evening stories
  • Publish and promote KSL.com stories through our various social media channels
  • Work with writers and sports team to send out feature and/or breaking news alerts
  • Maintain careful documentation of story day planning and publishing schedules
  • Optimize story performance using various analytical tools
  • Other duties as assigned

 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor degree in journalism or related field
  • Two (2) years experience in news writing, journalism or web production
  • At least one (1) year editing experience
  • Familiarity with HTML
  • Ability to write clear, conversational and accurate written content in AP style
  • Ability to work under pressure and on deadline
  • Ability to work well with others on a team
  • Detail-oriented in reviewing content
  • A passion for the news industry
  • A working understanding of various editing programs (Photoshop, Premier, etc.)
  • A working understanding of how push notifications work

 

WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU?

  • Dynamic work environment
  • Excellent opportunities for advancement
  • Complimentary parking or UTA pass
  • Amazing and complimentary snack selection
  • Paid Holidays
  • Amazing health and dental benefits
  • Work alongside other great news pros from platforms ¬†like KSL.com, KSL TV, KSL Newsradio and the Deseret News
  • A rare chance for performance-driven, new media savvy professional who is interested in growing his or her career with a dynamic company.

 

This position includes night (Wed-Fri from 2-11 p.m.) and weekend (Saturday-Sunday from 2-11 p.m.) shifts. (An hour lunch can be taken from 7-8 p.m. on weeknights). If you meet the above qualifications and are interested in the position, submit your resume and at least three (3) professional writing samples or link to an online portfolio in the online application.

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