Overnight Homepage Editor

New York
Nov 19, 2012
Dec 19, 2012
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Digital Media
Full Time
The Huffington Post is looking for an overnight editor to publish content and help update HuffPost's widely read front page and social media accounts. We are seeking a candidate who is obsessed with the social web, has a keen eye for viral stories, and is comfortable in a fast-paced digital news environment.

The overnight editor will work from 10 PM - 7 AM ET and the schedule is TBA. The position can be based out of New York, Los Angeles, London, Paris, Madrid or Rome, or elsewhere.


* Write, edit and publish stories on the Huffington Post
* Update and optimize the Huffington Post's front page
* Post HuffPost stories on its social media accounts


* 2+ years working in an editorial capacity online
* Deep understanding of and interest in the social web and ideas about how to engage HuffPost's reader community
* Thorough knowledge of current events and U.S. political news
* A keen sense of how to make stories compelling using images, headlines and other publishing elements
* Be knowledgeable about the content and headlines typically featured on HuffPost's front page
* Very strong writing skills, attention to detail and an eagerness to learn and take risks
* A fixation with viral content and "a finger on the pulse of the internet"

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