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Newsday seeks business news web producer

November 7, 2014

Posted by Chris Roush is looking for an experienced Web producer to help us grow the Business section of our website in the competitive New York metro-area market.

This position requires significant Web and newsroom experience, strong news judgment, an interest in mobile news and organizational skills.

Responsibilities include: Running the Business section of and our mobile platform on a day-to-day basis with breaking news and other programming. Coming up with ideas and building unique local content, from daily items such as photo galleries and databases to longer-term interactive projects. Working closely with print editors and reporters. Using metrics to inform programming decisions and help improve projects. Staying up-to-date on industry best practices and applying the latest audience growth techniques. 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. Creative and open to new ideas, and plugged into cutting-edge business websites. Familiar with the Long Island business scene. Fast, accurate and flexible. Well-organized and patient, with project management skills and experience with compelling interactives. Committed to a high standard of journalism with a keen attention to detail. 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.
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