Full Time - Mid-Level (Senior Producer, Reporter, Editor)
Broadcast, Content Creation, Content Management
4 Year Degree
KPRC 2, the Graham Media Group owned / NBC affiliated station in Houston, TX, is seeking a highly motivated digital journalist to help Click2Houston.com maintain and grow our role as a dominant news source in the country's fourth largest city.
The Senior Digital Content Editor will be responsible for guiding KPRC 2’s online coverage ensuring we’re competitive, reacting to news as it breaks, and leading the Houston-market in both daily and enterprise content.
We’re seeking a journalist who thinks reader-first, understands how to use innovative formats and tools to best tell stories for today’s digital consumer, and who will be focused on growing the KPRC 2 Insider membership program and newsletter subscriptions.
This position will work with both the television and web teams to ensure everyone is aware of what’s needed each day to deliver seamless, compelling digital coverage.
This is also a content-producing role. This individual will write articles, push alerts, and social posts. Other daily responsibilities include managing livestreams and ensuring content is being generated on all digital platforms including apps, social accounts, and OTT.
The person best suited for this job is someone who can jump right in and make decisions in a fast-paced, deadline-driven, high-pressure environment. This senior team member must also be willing and able to stay on top of the latest advancements in digital news delivery.
The ideal candidate will have several years of experience with online news, including an in-depth knowledge of content creation, digital video and image editing, and working with a content management system.
Offers content support and guidance to digital producers, ensuring we are covering the stories we need to on every shift.
Along with the digital director, executes content plans to increase highly-engaged users, as well as membership and newsletter sign-ups. Everything must be done with a focus on creativity and growing metrics.
Works with executive producers and the assignment desk to stay on top of breaking news and publish updates on the website in a timely manner.
Along with the digital director, works with reporters on their digital formats and encourages use of social media tools
Assists in running digital editorial team meetings, updates the team on reporter stories and helps assign digital-only stories to the team. This includes making sure content plans are seamlessly handed off from shift to shift.
Keeps an eye on interesting stories in the market, ensuring we are creating a balanced news report of breaking news, weather, sports and lifestyle.
6+ years of experience with online news, including an in-depth knowledge of content creation, digital video and image editing, and working with a content management system
Strong AP-style writing and proofreading skills (candidate will take a writing test)
Sound editorial judgment & creativity
An understanding of metrics for digital, social environments
College degree in Journalism/Communications preferred
Proficient with digital tools
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Knowledge of Houston and surrounding area is a benefit
About KPRC 2
Graham Media Group is THE authentic, accessible, local voice passionately informing and celebrating our communities.
KPRC 2 is the NBC affiliate for Houston, TX. The station is owned by The Graham Holdings Company (NYSE: GHC) and is one of seven Graham Media Group stations along with WDIV Detroit, WKMG Orlando, KSAT San Antonio, WSLS Roanoke and both WJXT and WCWJ Jacksonville.
KPRC has long been an innovator as the first television station in Houston and the 12th in the nation. KPRC was the first in Houston to broadcast in color and the station that beamed Neil Armstrong’s famous words “one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind” across the world. KPRC’s innovative spirit continues to this day through communications advances and community partnerships. Other KPRC properties include Click2Houston.com and MEtv.