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Digital News Producer

Post Date:Nov 27, 2018Type:Full time
Start Date:February 1, 2018Salary:$40-50K/year
Location: United States - New York - New York Job Reference:
Job Description:

The Hechinger Report, the nonprofit, independent news organization that covers inequality and innovation in education, seeks a digital news producer to help prepare stories and newsletters for publication and to manage social media. This position will be based in New York.


  • Work with Senior Audience Engagement Editor to plan and execute an editorial calendar and social media strategy; relevant and engaging posts; monitor community conversations; and interact with followers.
  • Share new content as it is published, reshare archival content as news warrants, schedule social media postings across a variety of platforms. Use digital channels to increase readership in diverse communities.
  • Help prepare stories and newsletters for publication in Wordpress/Mailchimp
  • Help maintain records of older stories

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel or Google Sheets
  • Familiarity with HTML and web technologies
  • Demonstrated understanding of social media promotion via Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
  • Attention to detail and experience working under deadline

Preferred Qualifications

  • 1-2 years experience at a news organization
  • Experience with Facebook Insights, Twitter Analytics, Google Analytics or other web and/or social analytics tools.
  • Experience with Wordpress, Mailchimp or similar other content platforms
  • Basic familiarity with Photoshop and other image editing tools

The Hechinger Report is an independent nonprofit, nonpartisan organization based at Teachers College, Columbia University. We rely on support from foundations and individual donors to carry out our work.
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The Hechinger Report
Matt Bruderle

United States

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