DDM - Deseret Digital
  • 15-Feb-2017 to 16-Apr-2017 (MST)
  • DeseretNews.com
  • Salt Lake City, UT, USA
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

The Deseret News seeks a part-time digital journalist with the necessary qualities to manage a news website, promote content and grow in the industry.


This job will challenge you to:

Understand and meet the demands of the Deseret News' brand

  • Use sound judgment to select stories for positioning and promotion
  • Make decisions based on data and effectively interpret analytics tools
  • Monitor and improve the quality of our online presentation, particularly headlines and photo selection
  • Find innovative and creative ways to enhance content with graphics, videos, photos, links and other elements to engage readers
  • Use social media platforms to expand the reach of Deseret News content
  • Quickly identify news trends on the web and social media
  • Coordinate with editors and reporters in the combined Deseret News/KSL newsroom
  • Work with the News Web Producer and Digital News Associates to carry out daily publishing strategies


You are the right fit if you:

  • Pay attention to detail and insist upon accuracy
  • Exercise keen news judgment
  • Take and implement feedback effectively
  • Can think clearly and act decisively in a bustling newsroom environment
  • Have a passion for news and digital media


You're an even better fit if you:

Have solid writing and communication skills

  • Know Associated Press style
  • Have education and/or experience in journalism
  • Enjoy weekend and night shifts
  • Are familiar with Utah culture, history and politics


Our team

You will join an energetic group of colleagues who think web only and who enjoy a bustling newsroom atmosphere. Our team members don't take themselves too seriously, but we are serious about working together as digital innovators.


Our mission

To be a trusted source of light and truth reaching hundreds of millions of people worldwide


Our company

The Deseret News is the oldest newspaper in Utah and the Beehive State's longest-operating business.


DDM - Deseret Digital
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