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An immediate opportunity is available for a Digital Content Editor to work with our digital team to edit and process content onto the NJ Spotlight News website and other digital platforms. Specific responsibilities include: • Copy-edit news stories for content, AP style, grammar and punctuation; • Write clear and accurate headlines with an emphasis on SEO; • Produce story and video pages in CMS using appropriate photo images, graphics and other elements; • Assist managing editor as needed on content edits; • Produce and edit social media content as needed in conjunction with digital news production team; • Write occasional news stories as needed; • Additional duties as assigned.
Qualifications include: • At least two years experience copy editing, preferably at a news website, newspaper or magazine; • Excellent writing and editing skills; candidates with news editing experience preferred; • A clear understanding of AP Style, grammar and punctuation rules; • Experience with WordPress and SEO; • Working knowledge of PhotoShop or equivalent photo editing tools; • Digital page layout and design skills; • Ability to work a mid- day shift of 11a – 7p EST;
The ideal candidate will have a sharp eye for detail with the ability to prioritize assignments and manage time with deadlines.
Apply online at NJ PBS/Careers.
NJ PBS Gateway 2, 283-299 Market Street Newark, NJ 07102
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