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The Seattle Times Affiliates seeks a digital news producer

February 22, 2023

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

The Seattle Times Affiliates is a digital and subscription-first news group and a leader in the online community news space.

Job Overview:

As a digital news producer, you will seek innovative ways to tell and promote stories on all platforms with an emphasis on reader engagement and subscriber growth. You are a core member of our digital audience team and will edit, format and amplify the digital components of our storytelling.

We need a big-picture thinker who also pays attention to detail, is a strong collaborator, is adept at quick problem-solving, and exhibits empathy, diplomacy, news judgment, sensitivity and taste. This person should also champion diversity, equity and inclusion in coverage.

Essential Job Functions :

  • Collaborate with all departments across newsrooms on digital story planning and promotion.
  • Curate homepages and other parts of the website as needed.
  • Use analytics to make digital decisions in real time.
  • Implement and contribute to digital best practices across newsrooms, using the guidelines in our Writing for Digital Playbook.
  • Send news alerts on email and mobile.
  • Post content to Facebook, Twitter and other social media platforms.
  • Curate multiple related articles, photo galleries, and other content into topic pages.
  • Participate in the promotion of premium content to help drive new subscribers.

Other Duties:

  • A/B test web headlines using Chartbeat.
  • Undergo formal training with TownNews to help build newsroom landing pages, assist with other quick fixes and onboard new staff into our CMS.
  • Provide accurate and timely news updates during breaking news situations.
  • Moderate comments on websites and social media channels. Respond to questions and comments through social media messaging and website feedback forms.
  • Assist reporters with video editing and podcasting.
  • Promote the work of journalists in our newsroom.
  • Other duties as assigned.

To Apply

Reach out to with the subject “Producer Application” and a cover letter/resume.

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