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NBCUniversal
London, LND, United Kingdom

Company Profile

 


Digital Writer/Editor, SYFY


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Job ID:

1149

Location:

New York, NY, United States 

Category:

Journalism
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Job Views:

131

Employment Type:

Full time

Posted:

21.04.2021
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Occupations:

Journalism: Copy Writer, Editor

Job Description:

SYFY, NBC’s network for science fiction, horror and fantasy, is looking for a full-time digital shows producer to helm editorial coverage of shows on the cable network. This position will be a combination of writing and editing breaking news and feature articles about SYFY programming, as well as coverage of other genre shows within NBC Universal. The producer will also be responsible for maintaining web pages for the shows where users can find clips, full episodes, and editorial content. 

We’re looking for someone with keen editorial judgment who can write killer headlines, juggle several things at once, and suss out creative stories ideas while using analytics and an understanding of SEO to plan coverage. We want someone that can write and edit clever recaps as well as conduct interesting interviews with talent, but also anticipate what viewers will want to know more of while watching SYFY programming. 

Solid reporting, copy-editing, and fact-checking skills are crucial to this position. Experience and interest in sci-fi genre content is highly desired. Proficiency in web publishing skills (HMTL, CMS environments, Photoshop) is a must. Candidates must be metrics and performance-focused, organized, and detail-oriented under deadline pressure.  

Responsibilities: 
  • Strong writing ability as well as experience editing other writers
  • Create long-lead editorial plans for SYFY shows
  • Use metrics to determine story selection
  • Collaborate with social team to develop strategies for maximizing content performance
  • Ability to track and shepherd video assets from origination across multiple departments through delivery on digital platforms

Job Requirements:

Qualifications/Requirements
  • 5+ years of experience working for a media company or major website that generates original content, preferably covering entertainment
  • Knowledge of HTML and CMS environments

Desired Characteristics
  • Ability to maintain a sense of humor
  • Sharp editorial judgment and skills (writing, copy editing, accuracy)
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to pay attention to detail

Sub-Business: Entertainment Networks Marketing
Career Level: Experienced
City: New York
State/Province: New York
Country: United States

About Us
At NBCUniversal, we believe in the talent of our people. It’s our passion and commitment to excellence that drives NBCU’s vast portfolio of brands to succeed. From broadcast and cable networks, news and sports platforms, to film, world-renowned theme parks and a diverse suite of digital properties, we take pride in all that we do and all that we represent. It’s what makes us uniquely NBCU. Here you can create the extraordinary. Join us.

Notices
NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.


Company Info


NBCUniversal
London, LND, United Kingdom

Digital Writer/Editor, SYFY

col-narrow-left   

Job ID:

1149

Location:

New York, NY, United States 

Category:

Journalism
col-narrow-right   

Job Views:

131

Employment Type:

Full time

Posted:

21.04.2021
col-wide   

Occupations:

Journalism: Copy Writer, Editor

Job Description:

SYFY, NBC’s network for science fiction, horror and fantasy, is looking for a full-time digital shows producer to helm editorial coverage of shows on the cable network. This position will be a combination of writing and editing breaking news and feature articles about SYFY programming, as well as coverage of other genre shows within NBC Universal. The producer will also be responsible for maintaining web pages for the shows where users can find clips, full episodes, and editorial content. 

We’re looking for someone with keen editorial judgment who can write killer headlines, juggle several things at once, and suss out creative stories ideas while using analytics and an understanding of SEO to plan coverage. We want someone that can write and edit clever recaps as well as conduct interesting interviews with talent, but also anticipate what viewers will want to know more of while watching SYFY programming. 

Solid reporting, copy-editing, and fact-checking skills are crucial to this position. Experience and interest in sci-fi genre content is highly desired. Proficiency in web publishing skills (HMTL, CMS environments, Photoshop) is a must. Candidates must be metrics and performance-focused, organized, and detail-oriented under deadline pressure.  

Responsibilities: 
  • Strong writing ability as well as experience editing other writers
  • Create long-lead editorial plans for SYFY shows
  • Use metrics to determine story selection
  • Collaborate with social team to develop strategies for maximizing content performance
  • Ability to track and shepherd video assets from origination across multiple departments through delivery on digital platforms

Job Requirements:

Qualifications/Requirements
  • 5+ years of experience working for a media company or major website that generates original content, preferably covering entertainment
  • Knowledge of HTML and CMS environments

Desired Characteristics
  • Ability to maintain a sense of humor
  • Sharp editorial judgment and skills (writing, copy editing, accuracy)
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to pay attention to detail

Sub-Business: Entertainment Networks Marketing
Career Level: Experienced
City: New York
State/Province: New York
Country: United States

About Us
At NBCUniversal, we believe in the talent of our people. It’s our passion and commitment to excellence that drives NBCU’s vast portfolio of brands to succeed. From broadcast and cable networks, news and sports platforms, to film, world-renowned theme parks and a diverse suite of digital properties, we take pride in all that we do and all that we represent. It’s what makes us uniquely NBCU. Here you can create the extraordinary. Join us.

Notices
NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

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