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Online Editor - Indianapolis
Location IN – Indianapolis
Job Code 4298
# of Openings 2
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Job Position:         Online Editor

Department:         Digital

Reports to:            Regional Online Editor

FLSA:                     Exempt

Status:                  Full-time                                          

Work Location:    Indianapolis, IN



The Radio One story began simply with a dream and one radio station. Forty years, 13 markets, and 70+ stations later, we are an urban media empire, spanning multiple media platforms. We are in your ears with Reach Media/Radio One, on your televisions with TV One, and may even be the name behind your favorite website, with our digital platform Interactive One. Information is power, and our mission here at Radio One, Inc. is simple – to be the most trusted media source in the African American community. At Radio One, we pride ourselves on hiring people who are dedicated and continue to challenge the norm, while embracing a corporate culture built on creativity and passion. We are our employees’ biggest fans, and it is our daily mission to attract, develop, and retain the brightest stars in the business.   




  • Reporting on, and engaging with, local Indianapolis and surrounding area events and activity
  • Scoping, editing, and writing posts about news, celebrity, entertainment, and gossip collected from both the local and national level as well as aggregating content from internal and external sources
  • Utilize experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals through the development and implementation of local strategies.
  • Working with and training radio personalities in the creation and maintenance of content.
  • Working with the stations' Program Director, Operations Manager, and/or Marketing/Promotions leads to maintain the vision, voice and brand direction of the stations online
  • Maintain and grow all digital platforms including station’s social network accounts, SMS clubs, mobile streaming apps and newsletters
  • Working with the Regional Online Editor and Director of Content to leverage national programming opportunities, tools and strategies
  • You must have an abiding fascination with, and/or deep knowledge of Country and today's hit music and pop culture
  • You must be an absolute web junkie, familiar with all websites that cover news, entertainment, celebrity, gossip and events
  • Prefer you be fully knowledgeable of, and an active participant in, the local community, culture and events of Indianapolis, IN.
  • You must be able to evangelize the website internally and externally and work as part of a team 
  • You must be enthusiastic and disciplined; a self-starter that can thrive in fast-paced environments with tight deadlines and aggressive performance targets
  • Spanish-speaking is a plus but not required.



  • Of utmost importance to the Online Editor is web traffic primarily indicated by Unique Visitors (UVs) and Pageviews (PVs).  Other performance metrics including time spent, bounce rates, and impressions will also be used.
  • Ensuring compelling and up-to-date content is always available will be the Online Editor's best way of influencing these key performance indicators.
  • Knows effective ways to distribute, promote and market your content over the web.
  • Knowledge of how to publish to and maintain a site using a content management system (CMS), WordPress a plus
  • Must know how to perform photo resizing and audio and video editing using programs including Adobe Photoshop, iMovie, and Sound Studio.
  • Familiar with, and knows how to analyze metrics.
  • Working knowledge of Search Engine Optimization (SEO) best practices.
  • Social media optimization knowledge, specifically in regards to Twitter and Facebook.


3 years of experience finding and producing editorial content online.

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