Web Producer needed at Washington Week
RESPONSIBILITIES: Oversee Washington Week website and various digital platforms related to weekly national TV news analysis program. Manage and implement digital and social media strategies and short- and long-term development of features that provide dynamic user experience. Daily maintenance, production and publishing of content (including video and text) for Washington Week website consistent with editorial standards of the program and PBS. Manage and implement digital and social media strategies. Maintain social media sites connected to program. Expand implementation of a digital media strategy and engagement goals for Washington Week consistent with goals set out by senior program staff and PBS. Create content and actively represent Washington Week in the online community; reply to user inquiries, and track visitor stats and interaction. Research news stories and ideas to complement WETA.org and PBS.org. Serve as primary liaison and coordinate web efforts with PBS.org , PBS NewsHour and NationalJournal.com (and any related sites) on web related matters, including content and protocol. Identify technical issues and troubleshoot solutions.
QUALIFICATIONS: Strong knowledge and interest in national news, politics, policy (domestic and foreign), history, and government/political process. Knowledge of television news production. Knowledge of social media sites/usage, Drupal (or other CMS familiarity) and Final Cut Pro (or other editing software). Ability to measure and analyze social media metrics. Creative and concise writer/editor with solid proof-reading and research background. Ability to produce creative web content with digital media technologies (i.e., HTML, Photoshop). Enthusiastic and avid social media user with strong skills on platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, blogs, social bookmarking sites, etc. Ability to learn and apply new applications and systems quickly. Self-starter with excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication and customer service skills. Ability to communicate and work effectively with diverse individuals, both internally and externally. Strong organizational and time-management skills and solid judgment to complete multiple projects. Strong understanding and application of computer technology to efficiently accomplish work, using Microsoft Office programs, email, Internet, Photoshop and other database management software. Able to work a flexible schedule that includes Friday evenings on a regular basis and potential weekend work off-site.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: College degree in Journalism, or equivalent combination of education and experience in relevant field. Minimum three years of experience in news environment either as a reporter/producer for online, print or television. Experience should include two years of experience in web production, including social media activities.
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