Digital Audience Engagement Editor, KYW Newsradio

Job Locations USA-PA-Philadelphia
ID
2022-4618
Category
Digital
Type
Union

Overview

KYW Newsradio is launching an exciting transformation of its digital news operation and is seeking talented digital journalists with strong news judgment and news-gathering skills, as well as a passion for local news and audio storytelling. This team will work to distribute and market digital media content and grow our audience across all platforms, from podcasts to mobile web to social media to smart speakers. This is an opportunity to join an award-winning news operation that has built a large loyal listening audience over many years and now seeks to extend its reach by creating and distributing an array of new digital content.

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with KYW Newsradio’s audio news team, original podcast team, and digital journalists to package and promote multi-platform content to the widest possible audience
  • Develop and execute strategies to leverage KYW Newsradio’s original journalism for audience growth on all platforms. 
  • Develop story ideas, report, research and write articles
  • Produce and edit short videos based on KYW Newsradio reporting
  • Respond to breaking news and actively monitor sources of breaking news (Dataminr, Twitter, AP, etc.)
  • Collaborate with broadcast staff to advance and tailor stories and other content for digital
  • Assist podcast team with production, distribution, and promotion of long-form audio content 
  • Publish articles, audio stories, podcasts and short videos on all digital platforms 
  • Write and edit headlines and text to position content for maximum engagement on the mobile web, apps, and social media 
  • Ensure all articles comply with AP style and are SEO-friendly
  • Ensure stories have appropriate elements (photo, audio, video, social embeds) 
  • Post to social media accounts, compose push notifications and newsletters 
  • Use real-time data in Google Analytics and Chartbeat to drive editorial/story decisions 
  • Brainstorm and execute innovative new social strategies, test new platforms, and expand social monetization opportunities

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree 
  • 2-3 years of experience producing, editing, and distributing digital news content 
  • Outstanding news judgment, ability to work under deadline pressure
  • Exceptional writing and reporting skills
  • Experience with content management/online publishing systems 
  • Ability to edit other writers’ work for clarity and accuracy 
  • Command of best practices on all social media platforms 
  • Understands web and social analytics and how to interpret data Desired Characteristics: 
  • Passion for local news, podcasts, and digital media 
  • Ability to evaluate news leads and tips to develop story ideas 
  • Ability to work calmly in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize assignments while under deadline pressure 
  • Strong organizational skills and solid work ethic
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Willingness to experiment and innovate 
  • Experience using Adobe Creative Suite, including Photoshop and Audition, or other comparable photo and audio editing software Candidates will be asked to submit writing samples and may be asked to take an edit test.  

Vaccination Requirements

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About Us

Audacy, Inc. (NYSE: AUD) is a scaled, multi-platform audio content and entertainment company with the country’s best radio broadcasting group, a leader in virtually every segment of audio, and America’s #1 creator of original, premium audio.  Audacy engages over 170 million consumers each month, bringing people together around the news, sports, podcasts and music that matter to them. Learn more at www.audacyinc.com, Facebook (Audacy Corp) and Twitter (@AudacyCorp).

EEO

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