Web Editor/Reporter – #3307

Posted On: June 10, 2014

Journalism Job

Media Organization: KTVA CBS 11 News

Company Description

KTVA, virtual channel 11, is a CBS-affiliated television station in Anchorage, Alaska. Owned by Denali Media Holdings (a subsidiary of local cable provider GCI), its studios are based at the headquarters of the Anchorage Daily News, while its transmitter is located in Spenard—covering the Anchorage bowl and much of the adjacent Matanuska-Susitna Valley.[1][2] Some of its programming is broadcast to rural communities via low-power translators through the Alaska Rural Communications Service (ARCS).

Job Description

To apply to go: www.gci.com/about/careers

Purpose of Position: Gather information and generate original content for KTVA.com. Assist reports in writing news copy for KTVA.com, copy edit news stories from reporters and post to KTVA.com in a professional, compelling, creative and balanced manner, consistent with the goals and guidelines of Denali Media. Maintain a vibrant, informative and conversant social media presence on KTVA’s social media platforms.

Position’s Customer(s): KTVA reporters

Essential Duties of Position:
Assist reporters in gathering and delivering news and information in an accurate, objective and compelling manner for KTVA.com. Utilize exceptional copy editing skills, consistent with AP style, to produce original copy with flawless grammar, punctuation and spelling. Write or edit headlines, sub-headlines and summaries for search engine optimization. Proactively use graphics, links and other online elements to add value to stories, while working closely with reporters to maintain stories’ focus. Follow KTVA guidelines to maintain an interactive presence on social media platforms. Participate in story meetings. Be prepared for various shift work. Work holidays. Follow clothing and appearance guidelines. Work in a cooperative fashion with all other newsroom personnel.

EEO: GCI is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

To apply to go: www.gci.com/about/careers

To Apply

To apply go to: www.gci.com/about/careers. Look for Web Editor, requisition #3307.