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San Francisco Chronicle
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On-Call Online Producer

Do you want to work in a fast-paced newsroom on the biggest stories in the

Bay Area? Do you have a passion for news and want to play a key role on a major metropolitan digital team while building your skills? We’re looking for an ambitious, versatile journalist with digital news-curation skills to join the SFChronicle.com team. The on-call online producer will have experience working as a website producer and/or social media editor in a newsroom.

Digital storytelling skills and technical acumen are of the utmost importance in this role. We need a self-starter with high standards who can collaborate well, has excellent communication skills, and is comfortable providing and taking feedback.

● This position is part-time.

● It will likely include varied start times.

● Weekend, evening and holiday work will be required.


● Program the SFChronicle.com homepage and section pages with the proper content, balancing sharp news judgment and writing skills against real-time analytics.

● Arrange assets with an eye for detail on article pages, including adding related items, choosing photo placement and building freeforms for video and interactive content.

● Create posts for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other social media channels for the Chronicle brand, while helping to hone the SFChronicle voice.

● Work with digital project managers, editors and writers on innovative packages and new ways of storytelling.

● Help manage social media accounts, breaking news alerts and a newsletter campaign to drive engagement with our stories.

● Assist with our audio program that produces a slate of local podcasts.

Who we’re looking for:
●1-5 years’ newsroom experience

Bachelor’s or master’s degree, journalism focus preferred

● Excellent social media skills

Sports literacy

● Understanding of media ethics
● Grasp of digital metrics

The Chronicle is the Bay Area’s authoritative news source, focused on San Francisco but inclusive of all California and Western news that reflects the unique Bay Area experience. Our website, SFChronicle.com, is home to the Bay Area’s best journalism, and we publish thestories that hit close to home for our readers every day. This position serves as an on-call

producer on our digital team.

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