News Editor, Life.com
Life.com, winner of the National Magazine Award for Digital Media, brings the largest collection of professional photography online. Its unique in its ability to meld visual history with today's headlines. Our growing audience agrees: LIFE.com saw an 86% increase in unique visitors over the past year and its iPad app went to #1 in 33 countries, including the US, and was the #1 photography app in 79 countries. We're seeking a news editor to manage breaking news coverage on the site. This position will require someone who can write and edit in a smart and fast manner. He or she will assign/edit a small team of reporters and ensure the highest editorial standards are being delivered. We're looking for a newshound who is comfortable with news cycles, deadlines, and who knows the digital news terrain. This person will have the ability to package a story online and to direct others in building galleries; particularly in a fast-turn around environment.