Digital Editor


Company WFAE
Position Digital Editor
Description WFAE, an award-winning public media news organization, seeks a digital news and engagement editor/producer to join our team!

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We are looking for an experienced journalist who is excited about creating platform-specific news experiences across our distribution channels. The successful candidate also must champion the voice of the community in our news conversations -- among other things that means providing insight and guidance based on what we are learning through our community listening tools and engagement.

The journalist also will be responsible for writing, producing and editing breaking news stories; writing news explainers on developing topics in our region; building newsletters; and creating engagement opportunities for our community members online and in person.

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 position works middays through early evening and Saturdays. This job is located in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

-Updating 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

Reporting, writing, curating or creating daily news content, interactives, multimedia content

-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/graphic design

Preferred Qualifications:

-3 years of relevant work experience or advanced digital journalism training

-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

Diversity and Equal Opportunity:

WFAE is deeply committed to and desires for our workforce to be a reflection of the community we serve. WFAE is an equal opportunity employer, and we seek candidates who contribute to our diversity, equality and inclusion. All persons meeting the qualifications above are encouraged and welcome to apply.

About WFAE

WFAE is a community-licensed public radio station that has served the Charlotte region for more than 35 years.

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