Engage and inform users of wbur.org and WBUR 90.9 with an editorial focus on local news. Cover general news events, developments and feature stories as assigned by the Managing Editor, digital. Monitor daily news and make the independent judgment on when, how, and whether to pursue a news story online. Complete execution of a digital story, including conducting interviews, writing stories, editing material, posting and monitoring on social media platforms as well as monitoring comment threads of each news items produced. Develop sources and contribute to story ideas.
Requires: B.A./B.S., excellent communication and interpersonal skills, strong comprehension of online news presentation, understand mission and tone of public radio, be a self-starter and prolific contributor, strong knowledge of social media platforms and five to eight years of related experience.
Boston University - 19 months ago