Job Title: Digital Editor Public Broadcasting Atlanta is looking for a qualified candidate to create compelling news and feature content for its digital platforms and other news products. The Digital Editor will work with reporters and producers to create digital content complementary to radio news stories.
The Digital Editor will work closely with the senior editor for digital and the managing editor of WABE News on daily assignments as well as long-range planning for PBA’s websites, social media, and other platforms that include audio, video, and images.
Position Responsibilities: • Manage the WABE website, editing and curating stories using digital tools for data, audio and visual effects and using analytics and latest best practices to make stories attractive to digital users. • Collaborate with television, radio and digital staffs to adapt stories for web using best practices; training and assisting staff as needed. • Create and contribute content to increase and enhance PBA’s social media presence on current and emerging platforms such as Instagram, Twitter, YouTube etc. • Document and verify the continued growth of PBA digital audience by tracking metrics using Google Analytics and other tools. Must understand the fundamentals of web analytics, types of traffic etc. and be able to act based on the analysis. • Create multimedia presentations using photos, video, graphics, data visualization tools etc. • Write and produce daily news stories for use on WABE/PBA digital platforms • Propose, conceive, and execute digital feature stories • Work with news staff to adapt and create original content for the website. • Explore new technologies and improve use of current technologies. • Other duties as assigned