Online - Digital Producer
Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is an innovative, digitally focused media and marketing solutions company committed to strengthening communities across our network. With an unmatched local-to-national reach, Gannett touches the lives of more than 110 million people monthly with our Pulitzer-Prize winning content, consumer experiences and benefits, and advertiser products and services. Gannett brands include USA TODAY NETWORK with the iconic USA TODAY and more than 100 local media brands, digital marketing services companies ReachLocal and SweetIQ, and U.K. media company Newsquest. To connect with us, visit www.gannett.com .
USA TODAY NETWORK is one of the top 20 digital companies in the country, sharing the list with Google, Facebook, and Amazon. And we have over 100 million unique visitors a month, which is more than Buzzfeed, Yahoo News, and Huffington Post. Because our team consists of over 110 local properties with USA TODAY at the helm, you'll have the luxury of living in a community you love while making a national impact.
We are looking for digital producers to join a team that works on sites that are part of the USA TODAY NETWORK. The producer would create, edit and optimize content for the sites, as well as manage native and social platforms.
A successful candidate must demonstrate strong news judgment and should have prior digital news or story packaging experience. He or she will specialize in finding a wide audience for the NETWORK'S stories, photos, videos, graphics and other content.
The ideal candidate will be a strong collaborator, who can work closely with reporters, content coaches and newsroom leadership. Candidates should demonstrate a strong understanding of audience metrics, SEO and social optimization with the goal of growing audience.
This role may include early morning, night and/or weekend work.
- Experience working with social media for 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
This position will be based in Phoenix, the fifth-largest city in the country, where the sun shines 300 days a year. We have professional baseball, football, basketball and hockey, plus spring training. There's great hiking, biking, golf, dining - and beaches are a short drive away. So is cold weather if it gets too hot.
Gannett Co., Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, education, political affiliation or veteran status.
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