DDM - Deseret Digital
  • 26-Oct-2018 to 25-Dec-2018 (MST)
  • KSL.com
  • Salt Lake City, UT, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Deseret Digital Media (DDM) is searching for a talented writer/web content producer.

The writer/web producer will be motivated, deadline-driven, success-focused, and will join the news team running KSL.com, the most-visited local news website in the country. These in-house positions will include weekend content management and writing shifts. The writing shifts will be Wednesday through Friday from 1 p.m. to 10 p.m. each day. The content management shifts will be Saturday and Sunday mornings from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

KSL.com provides leadership that builds up, connects, informs and celebrates Utah's communities and families.

This job will challenge you to:
Write breaking news stories quickly and accurately
Communicate clearly with newsroom team
Pitch and write on-brand stories and features
Publish and promote KSL.com stories through social media channels
Build web stories using KSL content management tools
Optimize story performance and hone news judgment using web analytics tools

You are the right fit if you:
Have a minimum of 1 year of experience news writing, journalism, or web production
Are well-versed in AP style writing
Have a full online portfolio of your writing (a blog, links to published pieces, etc.)
Are extremely detail-focused
Won your high school spelling bee (ok, we're kidding, but if you can spot a typo a mile away, that's what we're looking for)
Are self-motivated and deadline-driven
Have the ability to work one of the shifts listed above, up to 28 hours per week in-house (no remote candidates will be considered.)

What's in it for you?
Wage of $16/hr
Dynamic work environment
Excellent opportunities for advancement
Complimentary parking or UTA pass
Paid Holidays
A rare chance for performance-driven, new media savvy professional who is interested in growing his or her career with a dynamic company.

This sounds perfect for me! Now what?
If this sounds like you, and you are interested in this position, please apply and attach your resume and cover letter, along with at least two writing samples or a link to your online portfolio. If writing samples are not attached, your application will not be considered.

Deseret Digital Media is an equal opportunity employer M/F/D/V

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