The Hartford Courant, a Pulitzer-prize winning publication, is recruiting for a nightside (3 pm - 11 pm, Sunday - Thursday) digital producer/editor who will manage the flow of content in the evening posting to courant.com, posting to our branded social accounts, actively seeking potential stories as well as story editing.
Content editors support courant.com across all content channels, working on everything from breaking news to local entertainment to enterprise projects. Duties can vary within the team, but all content editors are expected to be fluent in: editing and preparing articles, photos, videos and designs for publication on all Hartford Courant platforms; performing other production-related functions that require sharp news judgment, including programming web pages based on audience data and The Hartford Courant’s mission; managing content from outside sources such as wire services; aggregating content or writing quick briefs, when necessary; and publishing on other platforms such as social media.
Content editors must possess initiative, creativity, good news judgment, attention to detail, and a commitment to accuracy. Content editors also must be able to multitask and perform well under constant deadlines with limited supervision. A combination of advanced skills that include a strong command of the English language, solid understanding of digital trends in SEO, social media and audience metrics, and editing skills that conform to accepted journalistic techniques; maintains the ethical and style standards of Tribune Publishing and The Hartford Courant.