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Publication or Company The Weather Channel
Job Title Science Editor
Industry Internet/Online/New Media
Salary Competitive
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location New York, NY
Job Requirements Weather.com is expanding. The leading website for weather news and information is launching new verticals and looking for an editor to build a team to lead our science coverage. The ideal candidate will be passionate and knowledgeable about science and technology, know how to create content that grabs audiences, be able to manage a small team and understand how users consume content online.

Specific Responsibilities
• Generate story ideas
• Produce stories and slideshows
• Identify great stories among our content partners’ pitches
• Manage a small team of content producers
• Edit content produced by members of the science editorial team
• Identify breaking news stories that would fit under the science vertical

Skills and Experience
• Knowledge of SEO best practices
• Ability to craft headlines that engage readers
• Sharp writing and editing skills
• Experience in a breaking news environment
• Minimum 3 years experience

• Proficient in Adobe Photoshop
• High comfort level with various content management systems
• Knowledge of HTML
• In-depth knowledge of medical and health issues

• BA in a related field (Journalism, Communications, etc.)
About Our Company The Weather Channel is the world's leading cross-platform media company with a portfolio that includes The Weather Channel television network, TWC digital properties (weather.com, mobile and tablet applications) and Weather Services International (WSI). Headquartered in Cobb County since 1982, The Weather Channel brand has connected millions of consumers by providing the most accurate weather forecasts, 24 hours a day. Seen in more than 100 million U.S. households, The Weather Channel network is one of the most widely-distributed cable networks. The Weather Channel online properties reach 60 million unique Web consumers each month. This includes 32 million consumers monthly through weather.com on mobile Web and mobile apps. TWC has the No.1 app on all smartphones and is the second most used app on all smartphones. WSI provides business-to-business weather services to media, aviation, marine and energy sectors.
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