CBC New Media Group is seeking a seasoned, detail-oriented journalist to lead a growing team of digital-first reporters who cover beats ranging from state government to business to education policy. The Enterprise Editor will be involved in the evolution of stories, from assignment through publication, using appropriate tools of digital storytelling to maximize impact. The editor also will interact with TV reporters and managers, looking for opportunities to collaborate on coverage. Primary duties include:
Generating ideas, assignments and follow-up stories for specialty web reporters
Managing a story calendar, balancing short-and long-term coverage
Editing complex stories for clarity and logical organization
Thinking beyond “what happened” coverage, with a focus on how and why stories matter
Writing compelling headlines and subheads that pull readers into and through stories
Coordinating with design and technical teams on story presentation options, including social posts, video, graphics and interactive tables.
A mastery of AP style and a minimum of 5 years’ experience in newsroom management are required. The ideal candidate will have a track record of working with new technologies, especially in the gathering, synthesis and design of enterprise and data journalism. A pre-employment drug screening is required. All candidates must apply online at http://www.capitolbroadcasting.com/careers/. EOE, M/F. All Capitol Broadcasting Company properties are tobacco free. Capitol Broadcasting Company participates in E-Verify. It is the policy of the company to be fair and impartial in all relations with employees and applicants for employment. No person will be discriminated against in employment because of race, color, religion, age, sex, military status, national origin, physical/mental disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal or state law.