Full Time - Mid-Level (Senior Producer, Reporter, Editor)
The Daily Herald of Everett, Washington, is looking for a multi-skilled journalist to play a crucial role on our digital news desk as a web producer and innovator. We need someone who can up our game right away and eventually become a newsroom manager.
This job has multiple responsibilities, including the editing and posting of news to the website; management of social media accounts and reader interaction; video and audio oversight; and creative presentation of the news online. That last item is especially important: We want someone who can spot opportunities for innovation on the web using existing and new tools.
This job is ideal for someone looking for an entrée to a passionate and collaborative web-first newsroom where talented people grow professionally. This is a key position on a three-person digital team, and evangelizing best digital practices in the newsroom is part of the job.
The Daily Herald, with the website HeraldNet.com, has been the leading news and information source in Snohomish County, Washington, for more than a century.
We are in Everett, a vibrant and growing community 30 miles north of downtown Seattle, framed by Puget Sound to the west and the Cascade Mountains to the east.
This position is full-time. Please email an introductory letter and a resume to email@example.com and include "web producer" in the subject line. We would welcome a critique of our website, www.HeraldNet.com, with emphasis on our presentation of news.
We offer excellent benefits, including medical/vision/dental/life, short and long-term insurance, 401k with an employer match, and paid time off.
Sound Publishing is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and strongly supports diversity in the workplace. Find out more about us at www.soundpublishing.com .
This is not an entry-level position. The winning candidate has a passion for journalism and a nose for news; has basic reporting and writing skills; is a strong wordsmith, with an ear for headlines; has great visual instincts; is comfortable with HTML, web services, and data presentation; is familiar with video/audio creation and editing; and is comfortable with analytics and using those insights to adjust content to best reach our audience.
Additional Salary Information: Based on experiernce
Internal Number: Web Producer EditorialTDH
About Sound Publishing
Where you work is an important decision that affects all aspects of your life. So your choice of employer is a critical component to the quality of your life. At Sound Publishing, we believe you deserve the opportunity to grow and learn, to be challenged, to be successful, and to be rewarded. We want you to succeed so we can succeed.
We bring people and ideas together to produce results – results that help our clients meet their goals, create trust, and produce long-term relationships with the communities we serve. Sound Publishing, Inc., delivers results to both the reader and the advertiser. We look for employees who are results-driven, goal-oriented, and committed to giving superior customer service.
We support our employees by giving them the tools, equipment, and training to be successful. We also believe that compensation is more than a paycheck. We offer competitive salaries, and also medical and dental benefits, life insurance, paid time off for holidays, vacation and sick days, and a 401(k) with company match for retirement. When added together, Sound Publishing, Inc., offers a compensation and benefits package second to none.
We invite you to stop by any one of o...ur Washington offices or contact us by phone or email. As the largest publisher of community newspapers in Washington state, with local offices in dozens of communities, we offer employment opportunities in both print and digital media to reach more than 1.2 million people. We invite you to join us.
Sound Publishing is an Equal Opportunity Employer.