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NEWSY JOB POSTING: Spanish Language Host

Posted by Courtney Lewis
Aug 25, 2014

Newsy is seeking a charismatic, confident individual who is comfortable on camera to join our team as a host in our in our Beverly Hills office.    The host would be responsible for anchoring our Spanish-language news content and reviewing scripts for accuracy. The ideal candidate will be fluent in Spanish with previous on-camera experience.   Previous newsroom experience is helpful, but not a requirement. Students and recent graduates are encouraged to apply.   This role is part-time with a variable schedule. We anticipate scheduling 5-10 hours weekly.   This part-time position is based in Beverly Hills, CA. Newsy is a wholly...

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NEWSY JOB POSTING: Digital Content Producer

Posted by Courtney Lewis
Jul 29, 2014

Newsy is looking for an innovative storyteller who’s looking for the perfect medium, but hasn’t found it yet.    The Digital Content Producer is primarily responsible for story pitching, research and writing, video production and potentially on-camera hosting.    Experience in writing for video and mobile is preferred. The ideal candidate will have video-editing experience using software such as Final Cut Pro or Adobe Premiere. Familiarity with content management systems is also preferred.   Previous newsroom experience is helpful. Recent graduates are encouraged to apply.   This full-time position with benefits is based in...

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NEWSY JOB POSTING: Overnight Project Producer

Posted by Courtney Lewis
Jul 29, 2014

Newsy is in search of a motivated individual to work on our overnight team as a Project Producer.    The ideal candidate will be comfortable covering news across genres (from entertainment to politics to sports), will have strong writing skills and will give stories a keen editing eye. We're looking for someone with newsroom experience (at least 2 years in non-student-run office) who's excited to work in a fast-moving online news video environment. Ability to anchor is a plus but not a requirement.    This full-time position with benefits is based in Columbia, Mo. Newsy is a wholly owned subsidiary of The E.W. Scripps Company.   Please send resume...

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NEWSY JOB POSTING: Social Media Editor

Posted by Kyle_Luke
Jul 29, 2014

Primary Purpose   The social media editor at Newsy is responsible for coordinating Newsy social media efforts on day-to-day basis from both a push and a pull perspective. The position will leverage social media channels to identify Newsy content online and also use it to turn around and promote videos using those same platforms. The individual will work to pitch stories to Newsy editors and their partners while also producing original content for their social media channels.    Key Activities   An ability to leverage social media tools for both story promotion and story discovery   A familiarity with the news cycle and a good...

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A Look At Who’s Winning The World Cup (Off The Field)

Posted by Sapna Khatri
Jul 10, 2014

The FIFA World Cup is the biggest single-event sporting competition in the world AKA the biggest single-event advertising platform in the world. With millions of fans that span the globe, all coming together for a month-long tournament, its momentum is hard to beat. While avid sports fans may tune in because of their sheer love for the sport, others become fans thanks to the hype.   And what complements hype better than advertising? Whether its global brands or local businesses, everyone is seen embracing the World Cup 2k14 spirit. We’ve compiled a list of this year’s World Cup marketing scoreboard leaders so far:   Coca-Cola The iconic beverage brand is...

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Humans vs. ‘Bots’: A Look At Who Wins At Engagement On Social Media

Posted by Courtney Lewis
Jun 5, 2014

Ever wonder if there’s a real person behind those tweets you’re reading? Well, we now have a little bit of insight. The Nieman Journalism Lab took a look at how several news organizations go about managing their Facebook and Twitter accounts. Joseph Lichterman at Nieman Lab breaks down the findings giving us a little insight into the implications of tweets written by humans vs. an automated feed of headlines.   He spoke with social media editors at the Associated Press, CNN, The New York Times and USA Today along with several others. The consensus was pretty clear among the group: humans are simply better at engagement than your average ‘bot.’  ...

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