News Editor

New York, NY
Digiday Media is looking for a news editor with 5-7 years experience to line edit daily and longer term stories as well as backread, copyedit and chip in on writing as needed. This position reports directly to the executive editor. In your cover letter, please include salary requirements.

Key responsibilities:

  • Edit copy to improve readability for an audience that includes knowledgeable insiders and lay people curious about the industry.
  • Generate story ideas and work with reporters to refine and focus their stories.
  • Copyedit, backread.
  • Time permitting, write quick stories that fit in with the news cycle.
  • Ability to work fast, switch between long and short form, and detect BS.
  • Sense of humor a must.

Requirements

  • An understanding of the underpinnings of digital media and marketing.
  • Firm grasp of AP style.
  • 5-7 years working in a digital news environment on tight deadlines.
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