Cincinnati, Ohio

Hearst Television is looking for a Senior Alert Curator who will be responsible for reviewing traffic coming from police, fire and other official department communications to enhance our digital offerings via hyper-local push notifications. Candidates should have experience working in a newsroom and be able to source, verify and write short articles about incidents and information under deadline. The ideal candidate will have previous digital experience at a media organization, be a multi-tasker who can communicate and write effectively, as well as handle the fast pace of a newsroom and breaking news.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Monitor multiple scanner feeds for stories of interest and breaking news
  • Verify information heard on scanners and inform newsroom of information as necessary
  • Write and send hyper-local push notifications to digital audience
  • Other duties as required
Experience Requirements:
  • Familiar with local newsgathering technology and terminology
  • Previous digital writing/editing experience preferred
  • Experience with web-based CMS and/or other web-based UIs
  • Understanding of analytics and how to use implement learnings for improved results
Qualifications Requirements:
  • Strong news and editorial judgment
  • Must be polite and professional when dealing with the public
  • Must be organized and able to multi-task
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Previous digital writing/editing experience preferred
  • Ability to remain calm and level-headed during breaking news situations
  • Willing to work a variety of shifts including weekends and nights
  • College Degree in Journalism or relevant experience in a related field
  • Military experience is a plus

Additional Requirements:

As part of its continued efforts to maintain a safe workplace for employees, Hearst Television requires that all newly hired employees be fully vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) against the coronavirus by the first day of employment as a condition of employment, to the extent permitted by applicable law. HTV will consider requests for reasonable accommodations due to medical and/or religious reasons on an individual basis in accordance with applicable legal requirements.

Cincinnati, Ohio

Hearst Television is a national multi-media company with operations serving nearly three dozen U.S cities, reaching one out of every five U.S households. We deliver local and national news, weather, information, sports, and entertainment programming via every available content-delivery platform. Hearst Television is recognized as one of the media industry’s premier companies, where quality journalism and service to the community are our core values. The company and its employees have been honored with numerous awards for distinguished journalism, industry innovation, and community service. Hearst Television is a subsidiary of The Hearst Corporation. Founded in 1887, Hearst is one of the world’s most admired private media and information companies with some 200 business in more than 150 companies. 

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