Digital Content Creator - Entertainment & Culture, LA
EBONY is seeking an outgoing Digital Content Creator to join our EBONY.com editorial team. Based in the LA area, the Digital Content Creator will be part of a team responsible for reporting breaking news and relevant stories at EBONY.com. The right candidate will be enthusiastic about entertainment and cultural news. This person must excel at getting to the bottom of a story as quickly as possible.
The Digital Content Creator will work across our portfolio of brands and platforms (app/website, etc.) to create digital content by publishing quick AP style articles, rich OP-ED pieces and exclusive materials for EBONY.com & JETMAG.com. This role is responsible for developing content that supports the company’s long term and short term editorial goals.
The ideal candidate will spend their day-to-day publishing content on the company’s websites and social media platforms. As well as attending and covering events, staying on top of daily trends, and securing and conducting interviews. Video interview experience a plus
Responsible for creating and contributing 10+ articles per day
Pitch and execute original content ideas
Conduct interviews over the phone
Transcribe interviews into stories or Q&A’s
Attending and covering events on behalf of the company
Performing interviews on camera
Utilizing social media platforms to publish stories live
Socialize content you published on our entire social media platforms
Cover events by live posting on social media
Outreach to secure interviews and event coverage opportunities
Experience working in the digital publishing field
Bachelors in Journalism
Copy writing and headline writing experience
Limited editing experience
Knowledge of SEO a requirement
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