We are looking for a senior editor to lead our weekend breaking news team. This editor will help steer our coverage and priorities of the day, from delivering timely nuggets of information to contextualizing a fast-moving story.
This job involves creative packaging of stories on both desktop and mobile platforms -- headlines, images, video, related material -- on homepages. It involves developing, executing and evolving a strategy for alerting, as our notifications move toward a more personalized experience.
The successful candidate will bring creativity, energy and substance to our programming and planning; Have a full understanding of digital programming and storytelling; help set daily coverage priorities as well as longer-term planning.
Ensure successful workflows; love for and understanding of analyzing audience data, constantly refining and evolving strategy based on audience metrics; react swiftly to breaking news and help strategize the best delivery
Be able to identify engaging content and influence its production
Conceptualize, curate and craft breaking news updates and show an understanding of the nuances of packaging content for the web, mobile web, social
Create sharp headlines
Prioritize stories and set a news agenda that is clear to audiences
Work with editorial, design and product teams and coordinate content and distribution strategies
Have a passion for breaking news, political news, and be unafraid to build the future of journalism on the web
This role requires constant communication and coordination with the programming, news & alerting, digital news, news-gathering and social media teams across several cities
Bachelor's degree in Journalism or related discipline or equivalent experience
6 years' experience in an editorial or reporter role at a traditional or digital native news organization
Sound editorial and social media judgment; excellent writing and visual communication skills
Strong content management system experience on desktop web, mobile web, and mobile
Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environment making independent decisions
Strong understanding of mobile, apps, and social media
Experience in a video-led operation a plus
Strong copy-editing skills are needed for this role
Paid time off every year to volunteer
Access to well-being tools, resources, and freebies
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Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and E-Verify users. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.
Internal Number: 168803BR
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