National Online News Producer

Circa, LLC.
Arlington, VA
Jun 11, 2018
Jun 19, 2018
Full Time
Circa is a digital news service that delivers information in a timely, truthful and sometimes quirky manner. We want you to follow our channels and let us know what you think. News should be a two-way street, so please help us shape the conversation. Another tidbit of info, we are the only national facing news and entertainment brand of Sinclair Broadcast Group (SBG). Sinclair is one of the largest and most diversified television broadcasting companies in the US This allows us to extend our audience even further through Sinclair's channels. Circa has an immediate opening for a National Online News Producer. Be part of a growing online news team producing national content for Sinclair Broadcast Group's network of news sites. We're looking for a talented and creative journalist with an ability to learn new systems and jump into a fast-paced publishing environment. Online reporting should be your passion and the ideal candidate will be a journalist able to handle tight deadlines and constantly bring new ideas to the table. You should be able to work nights and weekends when needed.Duties:Write, select and publish news and other stories to Sinclair Broadcast Group's network of sitesDaily news aggregation from around the web, and editing of wire service contentProduce and edit multimedia elements for online storiesAbility to react to and post breaking news quickly and accurately is a core expectation of this positionResearch, report and write original storiesMonitor analytics to measure story performanceOther duties as assignedQualifications:BA/BS degree or equivalent (Degree in journalism or related field strongly preferred)Minimum of three years of online journalism experienceExcellent writing skills and knowledge of AP style requiredStrong understanding of content usage rights management and restrictionsBasic HTML knowledge requiredExperience with Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Reddit and other social media platformsMust be self-motivating and able to work well with a diverse group of peopleMust be able to handle stress, including short deadlines and breaking newsMust have excellent communication skills, both written and verbalExcellent organizational and critical thinking skillsCirca, LLC is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace!

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