WFAE, an award-winning public radio station serving the Charlotte region for more than 35 years, seeks a Digital News and Engagement Editor to report, curate and produce digital content, manage our social media accounts, and build community engagement. You will be working with a team of journalists and other media professionals who are passionate about creating journalism that informs, enriches and inspires our local community. We work hard, have lots of fun and support each other in reaching our goals.
The ideal candidate will have experience reporting and editing on deadline, and producing content and packages for digital platforms. Candidates also must be adept at working with a variety of publishing and editing tools.
The Digital News and Engagement Editor will report to the Managing Editor of News and Digital. Evening and weekend hours may be required. This job is located in Charlotte N.C.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Updating wfae.org and social media platforms
Creating daily newsletters
Crafting daily news budgets
Contributing to programming, such as Morning Edition, All Things Considered, daily newscasts and podcasts
Working with reporters to create digital content packages
Utilizing listening tools to create content
Developing online news packages and sections
Assisting with community engagement initiatives
Light photo editing
3+ years of relevant work experience
Strong news judgment
Strong writing, editing and communication skills
Ability to work independently under tight deadlines
Excellent attention to detail
Experience working with content management systems
Excellent project management skills
Experience promoting content and engaging audiences through social and other online platforms
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
Additional Salary Information: Send your cover letter and resume to email@example.com. Include Digital News and Engagement Editor as the subject line of your email. Please include your salary requirements in your cover letter in order for us to consider your application.
WFAE is a fast-paced public radio station offering an exciting and creative work environment. We look for ambitious and dedicated people ready for challenges. We offer a generous benefit package and competitive compensation.
If our work in engaging listeners with regional, national and international issues excites you, we want to hear from you.