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Jun 21, 2018

Atlanta, GA

Permanent

Agent: Stacie C.

Job #: 134486

Salary: DOE

Job Description

 

SUMMARY: 

The Craft Editor will be responsible for producing compelling content for the media platform that will increase audience engagement. This position works with a producer and correspondent to edit media, video, audio and graphics into a cohesive, editorially strong finished product, suitable for broadcast to our audience with appropriate titles, graphics, audio mix etc. 

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

Generate new story ideas from recent, relevant developments in science, news, technology, and culture 
Produce stories ideas for articles, slideshows, programming and other content that are clickable, relevant to the user, and emotionally appealing to users 
Edit content produced by members of the editorial team within the applicable assigned content area
Critically evaluate and determine which stories are most relevant to users and most likely to drive increased traffic from among stories pitched by content partners and produce them. 

REQUIRED SKILLS: 

Understanding of copyright and facility in securing the rights to images and videos 
A deep understanding of how to produce traffic by way of social media and what drives audience engagement 
Ability to visualize abstract concepts and develop them into story ideas 
Sharp writing and editing skills 
Knowledge of SEO best practices 
Ability to craft headlines that engage audiences 
Proficient in Adobe Photoshop 
Strong knowledge of current events, including pop culture, science, and technology news 
High comfort level with various content management systems 
Knowledge of HTML 
Ability to direct work and lead teams through content development 

EDUCATION: 

Bachelor's degree in Journalism, Communications or related field or equivalent work experience 
3 years of editing experience 
Experience in live production environment

 

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