PNS - KPRC-TV 2
Location of Position:
P. O. Box 2222
General Position Description:
KPRC TV - Local 2, the Post Newsweek owned / NBC affiliated station in Houston, and Click2Houston.com is seeking a highly-motivated journalist to join its team as a full-time Content Editor.
The Content Editor is responsible for contributing to multiple platforms, helping Local 2 to connect with our audiences both on air and online. The position is responsible for creating and posting day-to-day content for Click2Houston.com, including articles, images, videos, media galleries and complementary digital content supporting broadcast content; and is responsible for helping to run the assignment desk by responding quickly and efficiently to breaking news, setting up news stories, dispatching crews, helping plan daily and long term coverage, communicating the editorial and operational needs of the assignment desk to crews and reporters and answering phones.
The position is also an integral part of our social media coverage, including posting and monitoring daily to deliver compelling breaking news and using social media to seek out new stories.
The ideal candidate should thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-driven, high-pressure environment and possess strong AP-style writing skills and technical knowledge, as well as strong communication skills. Hours may include nights, weekends and holidays.
NOTE: All of the essential functions of this position are not necessarily described in this posting.
-One to two years experience in local and network television news required.
-Ability to demonstrate basic journalistic judgment and skills including the ability to write news copy. College degree preferred.
-Able to multitask and perform in a fast-paced environment.
-Strong AP-style writing and proofreading skills (candidate will take a writing test).
-Proficient with a content management system, iNews newsroom system, image and video editing software and basic HTML.
-Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
-Previous news website and/or print journalism experience preferred.
-Knowledge of Houston.
Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of a pre-employment alcohol and drug screening, investigative background check, employment/education verifications and reference checks. You must hold a valid driver's license and be insurable under Texas Law.
KPRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In addition to complying with the requirements of federal law, KPRC will comply with applicable state and local laws prohibiting employment discrimination.
Name or Department:
Matt Aufdenspring, Web Managing Editor
P. O. Box 2222 Houston, Texas 77252
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