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Editorial   |   Community Media   |   Full Time

Requisition #: 2021-09.005

 

Job Description: The Digital Editor is a vital and dependable part of a collaborative news team. You will be responsible for curating and posting content on MooseJawToday.com. You will ensure that MooseJawToday.com is a go-to source for local news and that the content is accurate and fair. You will also serve as a point of contact for everything related to the website. Note that some tasks may be required outside of scheduled work hours.

Responsibilities:

  • Writing and posting content as required, occasionally interviewing sources and writing stories and/or taking photos

  • Proofreading and reviewing stories submitted by reporters

  • Editing and formatting stories for clarity and accuracy

  • Scheduling and posting stories to ensure there is a steady stream of content throughout the day

  • Researching and developing potential story ideas

  • Reviewing news tips submitted by readers

  • Assigning stories to reporters

  • Monitoring several email accounts associated with the website and responding to any requests for assistance or information

  • Monitoring social media channels, including moderating comments as required and responding to direct messages from users

  • Posting obituaries online

  • Posting polls to the website regularly

  • Posting submitted content and columns as required

  • Activating user registrations

  • Moderating website comments

  • Reviewing classified ads to ensure they are free of spam

We thank all applicants for their submissions; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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