Digital Journalist

Digital Journalist

  • Full Time
  • Boston

Website WHDH-TV

Description:

WHDH is hiring a full-time digital journalist to help manage the station’s news presence online, both on whdh.com and on social media. Come join our team!

 

Responsibilities: This journalist will work a Monday through Friday nightside shift and should be capable of making informed editorial decisions and working quickly and accurately. The role entails scanning social media and other sources for story ideas and tips, writing and publishing stories, cutting video clips to accompany those stories, and posting breaking news via social media and alerts. Candidates should also be comfortable using SEO best practices to write headlines and alerts and select photos for stories.

 

Candidates should ideally have at least 3-5 years of professional experience in journalism, with experience in a broadcast newsroom preferred. Candidates should be adept multitaskers comfortable with working in a fast-paced, breaking news environment. WordPress experience, knowledge of web analytics and a college degree are strongly preferred, as is knowledge of the Boston market. Knowledge of Photoshop and basic HTML is a plus. This position requires candidate to work 100% on site in Boston office.   WHDH-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Responsibilities:

Requirements:

Candidates should ideally have at least 3-5 years of professional experience in journalism, with experience in a broadcast newsroom preferred.

Contact:

Submit resume to human_resources@whdh.com or fax to 617-248-0653 or mail to WHDH-TV, HR, 7 Bulfinch Place, Boston MA, 02114. Please refer to the job number you are applying for.

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