Overnight Homepage Editor, HuffPost (Work from Home)

Work from Home
Nov 27, 2012
Dec 27, 2012
Digital Media
Full Time
About the Huffington Post:

The Huffington Post is a Pulitzer Prize-winning source of breaking news, features, and entertainment, as well as a highly engaged community for opinion and conversation. The Huffington Post has 36.9 million monthly unique visitors (comScore April, 2012) posting over 6.5 million comments each month. The site has over 30,000 bloggers -- from politicians, students and celebrities to academics, parents and policy experts -- who contribute in real-time on the subjects they are most passionate about. The Huffington Post has editions in the UK, Canada, Quebec, France, and Spain, with L’Huffington Post Italia scheduled to launch this year.

About The Role: Overnight Homepage Editor

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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