KTAR PT Web Content Editor #8067
BonnevillePhoenix - Phoenix, AZ

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POSITION OBJECTIVE: To update,gather, and create news and sports content for the KTAR and Arizona Sports websites. Ensure that all content onKTAR.com and ArizonaSports.com is fresh and represents the high standards ofthe stations' on-air products. The idealcandidate for this position demonstrates strong editorial skills and sound newsjudgment with experience reporting or writing for a print publication or onlinenews outlet. This is a unique positionthat requires extreme flexibility, including some work on weekends, evenings,etc. In addition, the position requiresthe flexibility and dependability to work additional hours during breaking newsand other big news and sports events. Works closely with the digital media team, news and other departments tohelp make KTAR.com and ArizonaSports.com world class web sites. POSITION REQUIREMENTS: Experience working in a newsroom environmentand/or experience writing for print or online sports site or blog. Prefer experience as a print reporter, copyeditor and/or web editor.Exceptional news writing and sports writingskills including editing and grammar skills. Ability to edit, produce and create accurate, well presented content ina quick, timely manner.Must possess typing skills and computer inputability. Basic computer skills and theability to learn new programs and HTML are required. Must enjoy working with computers andtechnology.Able to produce, gather, edit and update news andsports content for the KTAR web site and the Arizona Sports web site on a dailybasis. Will require the production andgathering of text, images, web pages, audio/video, etc. and work closely withothers in the newsroom to accomplish this function.Able to work independently with littlesupervision. Requires a track record ofdependability and evidence of being a self starter.As a key player of the KTAR team, must bewilling to offer ideas, suggestions and other concepts for the station'sInternet activities that are innovative and creative. Willingness to support web team andparticipate in a variety of Internet activities.Proven ability to manage stress effectively.Willingness to telecommute or work remotely asnecessary.Work in compliance with company policies andprocedures.Work effectively in a team environment.Maintain a positive and cooperative rapport withstaff, management, and clients.Consistently works hours required. Position requires extreme flexibility: ableto work evenings, weekends, odd hours, etc. to ensure that web site iscontinually updated and fresh. Flexibility to work during breaking news and other big news or sports eventsrequired. Willing to update contentremotely from home, etc. as needed.Project an appropriate professional appearanceand demeanor. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS, BUT NOT REQUIRED: Good working knowledge of Photoshop,Illustrator, PHP, and Flash is preferred. Some college or a degree in communication,journalism, marketing, business, or related field is preferred but notrequired. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Receive, process, and maintain informationthrough oral and/or written communication effectively. Substantial physical movements (motions) of thewrists, hands, and/or fingers.Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any directionwith good eye and hand coordination.Lift, move, and carry up to 20 pounds onoccasion.

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