NBC Universal Web Editor, NBC Connecticut in Hartford, Connecticut

Job Number 39953BR

Job Title Web Editor, NBC Connecticut

Business Segment Owned Stations & Affiliate Relations

Sub-Business NBCUOTS - WVIT

Posting Category Digital Media

About Us At NBCUniversal, we believe in the talent of our people. It’s our passion and commitment to excellence that drives NBCU’s vast portfolio of brands to succeed. From broadcast and cable networks, news and sports platforms, to film, world-renowned theme parks and a diverse suite of digital properties, we take pride in all that we do and all that we represent. It’s what makes us uniquely NBCU. Here you can create the extraordinary. Join us.

Country United States

State Connecticut

City Hartford

Responsibilities

Qualifications/Requirements

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors’ degree

  • At least 2 years’ experience working in print, online or television news in a medium to large sized market

  • Demonstrated knowledge of AP Style writing and guidelinesEligibility Requirements:

  • Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through the www.nbcunicareers.com site

  • Must be willing to work in West Hartford, CT

  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation

  • Must be 18 years or greater

  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

  • Must have ability to work any of a 24x7 shift, particularly weekends and early mornings

  • Flexible, with a willingness to undertake shift work associated with working for a 24/7 news operation.

  • Proficient in Social Media platforms, such as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc.

Desired Characteristics

  • Bachelors’ degree in communication, journalism or related field

  • At least 5 years’ experience working in print, online or television news in a medium to large sized market.

  • Proficient with Adobe Photoshop Elements

  • Experience with INews, Clickability (or other CMS programs, Social Flow, Stratus and Vibrint systems a plus

  • Excellent news instincts with the ability to react decisively to breaking news; combined with the ability to write succinctly and with flair

  • Experience working with social media, marketing products using social networking sites or creating content that lives on such sites

  • Experience of working in content management systems required

  • Ability to work on multiple tasks and stories simultaneously in a fast paced environment

  • Ability to react to breaking news, updating the news as stories evolve and writing intros and leads to video online content

  • Ability to work in a team and across all departments and locations, ensuring a smooth running web site that is 100% accurate without typos or errors

Notices

NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.