JOB: Online News Producer

Online News Producer, edweek.org

Education Week is seeking a creative, versatile online news producer who can bring fresh ideas, video-editing skills, and cutting-edge online design and development capabilities to a talented news operation that provides first-rate content for education policymakers, frontline educators, and wider audiences.

Published by the independent, nonprofit organization Editorial Projects in Education, Education Week spans multiple platforms, including a weekly print edition, a well-established online presence at edweek.org with more than 1 million registrants, specialized e-newsletters, special reports, a growing roster of staff- and guest-written blogs, webinars, online chats, video, and live events for education leaders.

The producer’s role will include: combining news articles, art, social media, and multimedia into vibrant content packages; assisting the online creative director with site design and development in a variety of platforms and content management systems; developing an ability to troubleshoot within those systems; editing video and audio and working with live-streaming operations; and participating in and leading various projects, such as work with databases, video and audio production, photo galleries, interactive design, user-generated content, and community building. An eye for quality, technical integrity, and journalistic standards are essential.

Online news presentation techniques and technology are constantly changing, and our producers are expected to bring new ideas, enthusiasm, and an entrepreneurial spirit to the job. You will have a voice and ownership of projects in a collaborative team environment.

Qualifications:
• Experience with digital news production, website design, content management systems, and blog platforms
• Experience editing video and working with interactives and multimedia
• Expertise with Adobe Creative Suite, Final Cut Pro, Javascript (jquery), HTML and CSS
• Working knowledge of AfterEffects and PHP is a plus
• Knowledge of journalistic standards and the ability to work quickly and independently while being meticulous about quality and technical integrity
• Interest in education policy is a plus

Salary is commensurate with experience and comes with excellent benefits. The office is located in Bethesda, Md., a suburb of Washington, D.C.

To apply: Send cover letter, résumé, and samples of your work to websearch@epe.org. Editorial Projects in Education is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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