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Ben Candea

Platform Editor

  • New York NY
  • 313-443-1846

Work History

Jan 2014Present

Platform Editor

ABC News

Programs and posts content on native and social media platforms
Acts as liaison to product and technology teams to build new products and CMS tools
Identifies trends within A/B headline test results and presents them to editorial groups
Sends push notifications to mobile and tablet users using segmenting and geotargeting
Edits articles, slideshows, and videos
Supervised weekend editorial staff

Aug 2012Jan 2014

Senior Web Producer


Managed digital content for native and social media platforms
Wrote and edited articles and slideshows
Hired and supervised interns in station's digital department

Sep 2011Jul 2012

Web Hub Editor

Post-Newsweek Stations

Wrote and edited digital content for six local TV stations' websites all in top 50 markets
Managed digital content for six websites on nights and weekends

Dec 2010Sep 2011

News Producer


Produced 6 - 7 a.m. weekday show
Wrote articles and produced slideshows for station's website

Jan 2010Dec 2010

Associate Producer


Wrote scripts for anchors
Produced digital newscasts and Good Morning America cut-ins
Wrote articles and produced slideshows for station's website


Aug 2006May 2010

Bachelor of Science in Broadcast Journalism, Sports Administration

University of Miami

Undergraduate GPA: 3.7


Various content management systems
Omniture, Google Analytics, Chartbeat, and Outbrain
Avid and Final Cut editing software
Adobe Photoshop
iNews and AP ENPS
Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, Powerpoint