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Monday, December 9th, 2019
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Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is an innovative, digitally focused media and marketing solutions company committed to strengthening communities across our network. With an unmatched local-to-national reach, Gannett touches the lives of more than 110 million people monthly with our Pulitzer-Prize winning content, consumer experiences and benefits, and advertiser products and services. Gannett brands include USA TODAY NETWORK with the iconic USA TODAY and more than 100 local media brands, digital marketing services companies ReachLocal, SweetIQ, and United Kingdom media company Newsquest. To connect with us, visit www.gannett.com.
We’re looking for a natural-born video storyteller to join Humankind’s team of journalists to tell news stories about acts of kindness, out of the ordinary triumphs and special relationships. If you can turn on feels at the drop of a hat, through writing and video editing, we need you! We need someone with the patience and curiosity to spend hours tracking down news stories, facts, photos and videos, and then edit that content to create an amazing video about incredible people.
The ideal Humankind Digital Video Producer/Editor candidate is so excited about their content, that they wake up and immediately check stats, feedback, likes and reach. The ideal candidate is a team player with a journalism background, excellent communication skills, is quick to respond and receptive to feedback. You eat, breathe and sleep on social media platforms and are on the cutting edge of the latest changes to each platform. You know what makes a great story tick, and can make amazing content about amazing people through script writing and your Adobe editing skills.
The Humankind Producer/Editor will work closely with Humankind’s senior managers to find, write, produce and edit news stories that appeal to a social audience across the USA TODAY Network and on various syndication and social platforms. The Producer/Editor must show a history of news video writing and editing skills that work for a social-first audience. Whether it’s the elusive Facebook algorithm, an emerging platform like IGTV or YouTube Stories, the Producer/Editor is creating content that fits these social platforms in ways that expands the Humankind brands’ footprints.
This position will report from one of the USA TODAY bureaus in New York or Washington D.C.
Humankind is a good-news brand launched by USA TODAY, and includes Animalkind and Militarykind social video brands.
There’s enough bad news out there, join Humankind in telling the country’s most positive, uplifting stories.
How To Apply
We are eager to learn more about you and how you fit this role. Use a cover letter to tell us why THIS IS THE JOB FOR YOU. If you do not provide a cover letter, your application will not be considered. This is your chance to tell us about yourself and stand out from the rest. Be sure to provide links to your work to SHOW us what you’ve done. To do so, put together a single PDF document file that includes the following, in this order:
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Gannett Co., is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, education, political affiliation, or veteran status.