Digital Producer | The Denver Post Denver, CO, US

Job Details:
The Denver Post is seeking a news-savvy digital producer to work nights and weekends. This position, based in our downtown newsroom, involves publishing news to our newly designed WordPress-powered website, our mobile apps and social distribution channels (mainly Twitter and Facebook). The successful candidate will work closely with our night editor to ensure our reporting stays vibrant through the night and our digital platforms remain fresh. The producer will focus on building additional traffic during the evening hours and setting up the early producers for success in the morning.
Job Description
Requirements:
*.3+ years of experience at daily newspaper or digital news site
*.Bachelor’s degree in journalism, English or related field
*.Steady hand during breaking news events
*.Passion for using social media to engage audiences and expand reach, especially on Facebook and Twitter
*.Strong knowledge of Search Engine Optimization
*.Deep understanding and focus on web analytics using tools like Chartbeat and Google Analytics
*.Self-starter who is eager to learn and develop new skills in a fast-paced environment
*.Strong news judgment; can easily determine which stories should receive additional boost
*.Works well independently and within a team
*.Employs a diplomatic temperament and fosters a cooperative work environment
*.Strong appreciation for the web, digital news and Denver community
*.Ability to work late shifts, specifically 6 p.m.-3 a.m., with one-hour break
*.Ability to work weekend nights
*.Excellent editing skills, including headline writing
*.Knowledge of HTML and CSS
*.Strong knowledge of AP Style
Qualifications
Preferred
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Knowledge of WordPress
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Previous experience working for a website and with mobile apps
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Photo editing skills..
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