The Arizona Republic/azcentral seeks a digital producer to work on programming and optimizing content for mobile and desktop, and occasionally social. He or she may also create content as needed.
The candidate must demonstrate strong news judgment, an entrepreneurial spirit and should have prior digital news or story packaging experience. The ideal candidate will be a strong collaborator, who can work closely with reporters, content coaches and newsroom leadership. He or she also should be comfortable and proficient in a fast-paced environment, responding accurately and appropriately to breaking news.
Candidates should demonstrate a strong understanding of audience metrics, engagement tactics, SEO and social optimization with the goal of growing audience. This role may include early morning, night and/or weekend work. The USA TODAY NETWORK recognizes and appreciates the benefits of diversity in the workplace.
- Experience working with a daily news organization
- Ability to act calmly and decisively in complex breaking news situations
- Knowledge of AP style
- Aggressive mobile and desktop programming skills
- Excellent news judgment
- Top-notch writing and headline-writing skills
- Excellent communication skills
- Photoshop or other image-editing skills
- Video production/and editing skills
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