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Tiffany Shackelford added a post

From: Tiffany S.
Sent on: Wednesday, September 15, 2010 6:54 PM

Great to see so many of you at last night's meetup!

Don't forget, we have a few spots left at the crowdsourcing investigative reporting workshop:

And, another job opportunity - this time with Ed Week. Details are below.

Position: Online News Producer
Education Week, the respected, ?go to? source for news and information on K-12 education, is seeking a creative, versatile online news producer who can bring fresh ideas and cutting-edge social media and digital presentation skills to a talented news operation that is dedicated to providing first-rate content for education policymakers, frontline educators, and wider audiences.
Published by the independent, nonprofit organization Editorial Projects in Education, Education Week spans multiple platforms, including a weekly print edition, a well-established online presence at with more than 1 million registrants, specialized e-newsletters, special reports, a growing roster of staff- and guest-written blogs, webinars, online chats, video, and live events for education leaders.
The producer?s role will include combining news articles, art, and multimedia into vibrant content packages; optimizing headlines and display copy; reviewing team members? work with an eagle?s eye for quality, technical integrity, and journalistic standards; expanding social media promotion; working across various platforms and content management systems; developing an ability to troubleshoot within those systems; and participating in and leading various projects, such as work with analytics, databases, video and audio production, photo galleries, interactive design, mobile design, user-generated content, and community building. Online news presentation techniques and technology are constantly changing, and our producers are expected to bring new ideas, enthusiasm, and an entrepreneurial spirit to the job. You will have a voice and ownership of projects in a collaborative team environment.
? 2-5 years? experience working with digital news production
? Experience with content management systems, blog platforms and HTML
? Experience with professional use of social media
? Experience with interactive design, mobile design, community building and/or video preferred
? Interest in the latest developments in online media and desire to advance the operation?s capabilities
? Ability to work quickly, under deadline pressure, and independently in a collaborative environment while being meticulous about quality and technical integrity
? Knowledge of journalistic standards is a must
? Interest in education policy is a plus
Salary is commensurate with experience and comes with excellent benefits. The office is located in Bethesda, Md., a suburb of Washington, D.C.
To apply: Send letter, resume and work samples to:

Stacy Morford
Assistant Managing Editor, Online
Education Week
[address removed]
Equal Opportunity Employer

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