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Publication or Company Newsday Media Group
Job Title Online Community News Editor
Industry Internet/Online/New Media, Social Media
Benefits 401K/403B, Dental, Health
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location Melville, NY
Job Requirements newsday.com is looking for an experienced Web journalist to help lead and grow our local coverage in the competitive New York metro-area market. The Community News Editor position requires significant Web and newsroom experience, strong news judgment, organizational skills and an interest in mobile news.

You’ll be primarily responsible for newsday.com’s Towns content and will work with online and print editors, reporters and multimedia staff to deliver fast-paced coverage of community news and events, and develop special projects. Duties and responsibilities will include; Supervises smartphone-centric community journalists. Works with online and print editors, reporters, photographers, videographers and other staff. Oversees Facebook, Twitter and other social media platforms for Towns section. Focuses on growing apps/mobile traffic. Uses metrics to help guide coverage and develop and implement strategies to increase traffic. Helps train new employees and interns.

Bachelor's degree and 3 to 5 years of web publishing experience. Experience working on a major news website. Substantial experience with community news, breaking news and strong news judgment. Track record of creating compelling online content. Knowledge of Long Island. Excellent managerial and communication skills. Experience working as a copy editor and writer. Familiarity with HTML, photo editing, social media, mobile, metrics and latest news practices. Reliable transportation to and from Newsday’s suburban Melville office.

Newsday Media Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains a drug-free and smoke-free workplace.

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Newsday is one of the nation’s largest and most respected newspapers, and along with its companion websites and mobile applications provides award-winning news and information to people throughout the region. Newsday Media Group, a subsidiary of Cablevision Systems Corporation, encompasses a full spectrum of media products, including: Newsday, Newsday.com, ExploreLI.com, amNY, and the Hometown Shopper group. At Newsday, we engage consumers and businesses by connecting them to the communities, in which they live, work and play…delivered by a high-performance organization. Our Culture: We succeed by being innovative, collaborative, quick, flexible and customer-driven.

Our Business:
We profit by developing the next generation of diversified media and marketplaces.
Our Journalism:
We produce the highest quality, locally focused coverage.
Our Service:
We are committed to being easy to do business with, giving customers what they want —when, where and how they want it.

Newsday Media Group offers its employees opportunities for personal challenge and growth. All of the company’s employees are treated fairly and equitably. We provide strong leadership, actively seeking employee involvement to help our franchise grow. We support candid communication in our constant effort to improve our journalistic and business performance. We give employees the chance to use their talents and learn new skills. We provide competitive compensation and reward employees based on their individual contribution and Newsday Media Group's overall success.

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