Producer / Editor, Entertainment Video

New York, NY, USA Req #8472

Monday, June 17, 2019

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, SweetIQ, and United Kingdom media company Newsquest. To connect with us, visit www.gannett.com .

Producer / Editor, Entertainment Video

The USA TODAY Network seeks a Producer / Editor, Entertainment Video to join its premium video studio. The team is responsible for creating best-in-class, brand-defining digital video series for an array of audiences and platforms.

This role is responsible for producing USA TODAY Life's flagship video franchise each day. You'll work closely with the series host and USA TODAY Life's team of reporters and editors to deliver daily episodes.

We're looking for a producer with a passion for celebrity news and the entertainment industry. Experience in multimedia reporting and storytelling about the arts, movies, music, television, celebrity and pop culture is essential.

The ideal candidate is experienced in digital video production and is comfortable crafting video in a number of different formats. You're well-versed in the digital video ecosystem from desktop to mobile to social to streaming, a creative storyteller with a sharp attention to detail and able to manage multiple projects simultaneously.

The role requires sharp editorial judgement, production, writing and communication skills.

Responsibilities:

• Develop, pitch, produce, and edit daily segments and occasional features for USA TODAY Life's flagship video franchise

• Work with the overall USA TODAY franchise studio team to maintain and grow our slate of productions

• Work closely with the USA TODAY Life team to develop video complementing Network entertainment coverage

• Manage publishing process and optimize content promotion for multiple platforms

• Regularly assess video performance using Adobe Analytics to make informed decisions to about format, approach and promotion of content.

Requirements:

• At least 5 years of professional experience in digital video and entertainment

• Demonstrated creativity for unique series-driven approaches to a variety of topics, platforms and audiences

• Understanding of all digital media platforms and social media

• Experience coordinating and planning news, entertainment, feature, and /or scripted content

• Skilled in Adobe Premiere and After-Effects

• Strong writing and editorial decision-making skills

• Understanding of digital video publishing, programming, and content-management systems

Gannett Co., 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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