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Online Overnight Reporter/Editor

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Industry  Internet/Online/New Media
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location New York, NY
Job Requirements The New York Daily News digital team is seeking a reporter/editor to join its news-obsessed, 24/7 staff to identify, write and edit stories for the nation’s 8th largest news website. This position requires an overnight shift
Desired candidates will:
- Have at least 3-5 years experience in a fast-paced, national news environment. Experience at an online news website is preferable.
- Identify news stories from across the spectrum, including national/world events, wild crime, celebrity and feel-good pieces.
- Write quickly with clever ledes and be able to produce multiple stories daily.
- Successfully handle rewrites, breaking news stories and enterprise pieces.
- Edit other reporters for content and copy. All candidates should be familiar with AP style.
- Be familiar with online publishing and are comfortable with a CMS.
- Be adept at headline writing and savvy with SEO and social media.
- Be a self-starter who can also multitask.
About Our Company The New York Daily News is the largest and most widely-read newspaper in New York. Founded in 1919, the Daily News has won 10 Pulitzer Prizes. The Daily News has the largest combined print and online audience of any metropolitan newspaper in the country. NYDailyNews.com is the sixth most visited newspaper website in the United States.