Digital Editor

Greenville, SC
Posted: 2019-07-11


WYFF 4, the Hearst Television-owned NBC affiliate in Greenville, SC, has an immediate opening for a Digital Editor. Editor will work under the direction of the Digital Media Manager to news gather, produce stories for the app and website, and post to social media.


The Editor will also be responsible for producing web original content.  The Editor will also work with the assignment desk on response to breaking news, planning for major news coverage, gathering daily news, planning logistics and allocation of resources. We need someone highly engaged in social media, highly organized, and with a drive to win breaking news on all platforms. Knowledge and experience with ENPS, Adobe Premier, Photoshop and Bitcentral preferred.  The ideal candidate is an accomplished writer who knows the difference between posting for social, the web, and writing for broadcast news. You’ll need to have proven skills covering daily news, social content, covering elections and politics, script review and winning big, breaking news.

Job Responsibilities:                                      

Respond to Breaking News on all platforms
Web and mobile app posting
Producing videos and graphics for social media 
Social Media monitoring and posting
Crowdsourcing, gathering and writing original digital content
Be involved in daily editorial meeting and be aware of daily news coverage 
Planning special coverage like elections
Developing relationships with organizations and newsmakers
Communicating and working with sister stations and networks on coverage (take that out)
Monitoring digital and social analytics



Experience Requirements:

Two years in commercial TV newsroom preferred
Editor experience
Non-linear editing knowledge a plus
Knowledge and experience with ENPS
Broadcasting degree or equivalent preferred
Knowledge of best practices for Twitter, Facebook and Instagram

Qualifications Requirements:

Highly organized
Skillful Writer
Social Media savvy
Works well in stressful situations and with deadlines
Good news judgment
Desire to win, especially in breaking news situations
Team player  
Be willing to have a flexible schedule


Journalism or Broadcasting degree or equivalent preferred


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Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer