Web Producer - Preview
Hearst NewspapersHouston, TX
Full Time Job
Responsible for curating and updating the new entertainment events database, taking scraped event listings and adding our style and voice. You will also report entertainment and restaurant news - everything from quick-hit local stories to enterprise reports for PreviewHouston.com.
You will curate the site's calendar and listings, promote the best events & photos, integrate listings with critic's picks for an optimum, interactive experience; package and promote calendar in a way that resonates with readers; be on the hunt for exclusive and/or trending A&E or restaurant events that will grow our audience; promote and distribute news content on social media; write compelling headlines; find visual ways to tell a story and evaluate website traffic trends to help make decisions on daily posts and longer-term content development to grow local traffic.
Qualified candidates will have 2 years experience in digital media and journalism; understand web metrics and analytics tools to measure audience behavior. Must be an organized problem solver & quick decision maker capable of researching, interviewing and writing original news articles. Knowledge of SEO best practices & AP Style, ability to learn new technology independently & quickly, comfortable adapting to changes in an evolving industry and be able to work a schedule with some flexibility. Bachelor's Degree preferred.