Senior Web Editor

Position Title:
Senior Web Editor


Full Time

Location of Position:
P.O. Box 2222
Houston, Texas

General Position Description:
KPRC TV - Local 2, the Post Newsweek owned / NBC affiliated station in Houston, is seeking a highly-motivated journalist to join its web team,, as a full-time Senior Web Editor.

The Senior Web Editor is responsible for creating and posting unique digital content on a daily basis for and our KPRC apps, including articles, images, videos, media galleries and other web-related projects. The ideal candidate will have online news experience, including an in-depth knowledge of content creation, digital video and image editing, an ability to highlight trending stories and high-traffic ancillary content, and experience working with a content management system. Previous news website and/or print journalism experience required. The ideal candidate possesses a passion for news, a commitment to fairness and accuracy and should thrive in breaking news and a fast-paced, deadline-driven, high-pressure environment. The ideal candidate will also have a curiosity about the latest digital tools and a willingness to experiment with new ways to tell stories and reach a wider audience. The position is also an integral part of our social media coverage, including posting and monitoring daily. Must possess strong AP-style writing skills and technical knowledge. Strong communication skills are key because this position will be an advocate for Click2Houston in the newsroom and beyond. Hours may include nights, weekends and holidays.

-At least three years experience in online journalism, social media and SEO
-College degree in Journalism/Communications preferred
-Able to multitask and perform in a fast-paced environment
-Strong AP-style writing and proofreading skills (candidate will take a writing test)
-Sound editorial judgment
-Proficient with digital content management system, iNews newsroom system, image editing software and basic HTML & CSS
-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.


Contact Information:

Name or Department:
Matt Aufdenspring, Web Managing Editor

P.O. Box 2222 Houston, Texas 77252