Posted On: June 16, 2014
Media Organization: Newsday
Newsday is one of the nation’s largest daily newspapers, serving Long Island through its portfolio of print and digital products. Newsday has received 19 Pulitzer Prizes and other esteemed awards for outstanding journalism. The newspaper is read by 2 out of 3 Long Island adults each week, and ranks in the top 10 of U.S. newspapers for combined print and digital daily circulation. Newsday and its popular websites, newsday.com and exploreLI.com, are part of Newsday Media Group, which also includes amNewYork, the nation's most widely circulated free daily serving New York City; and Star Community Publishing, one of the Northeast's largest groups of weekly shopper publications. Newsday Media Group is a subsidiary of Cablevision Systems Corporation. Additional information about Newsday can be found at www.newsday.com
newsday.com is looking for an experienced Web producer to update our website in the competitive New York metro-area market and work on interactive projects. This position requires significant Web and newsroom experience, strong news judgment, an interest in mobile news and organizational skills. Please note, this is a Wednesday-Sunday shift with morning hours. It is not an entry-level position; the salary is not entry level either.
-Running the homepage and all subsections of newsday.com, and our mobile platforms;
-Helping lead our coverage in breaking news situations;
-Working on interactive projects, such as those at newsday.com/data;
-Creating photo galleries and curating stories with multimedia extras;
-Using metrics to inform programming decisions and help improve projects;
-Assigning and overseeing the work of assistant Internet news managers and interns.
Our ideal candidate is:
-Currently running a news website, homepage or section front;
-Committed to a high standard of journalism with a keen attention to detail;
-Fast, accurate and flexible;
-Well-organized and patient;
-Adept at juggling tasks and calm under pressure in breaking news and deadline situations;
-Knowledgeable about the role social media and mobile applications play in expanding a website’s reach, and comfortable with technology;
-Familiar with databases, CSS, MySQL, social media and mobile apps.
Experience and qualifications:
- Bachelor's degree and at least three years of newsroom Web producing experience
- Worked with a Web publishing content management system
- Basic HTML and photo editing skills
- Reliable transportation to and from Newsday’s suburban Melville office
Our team is friendly, professional and works hard to support our employee's professional goals and aspirations. This is an environment where your ideas can be implemented; we promote from within, and also provide internal and external training opportunities.
Provided equipment typically includes a MacBook Pro, iPhone and iPad.
-Competitive compensation package
-Paid time off including vacation, personal days, sick days, and holidays
-Medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance
-401(k) including matching contribution up to 6%
-Pre-tax transit program via WageWorks
-Discount tickets to sporting events, Broadway shows, ski resorts, movie theaters and more
If you are interested in applying for this position, email your resume to Mandy.Hofmockel@newsday.com. Include in the subject line: Internet news manager – Weekends. Newsday Media Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.