News Editor

Location
New York
Posted
Nov 30, 2012
Closes
Dec 30, 2012
Contact
Ms. Human Resources
Category
Publishing
Duration
Full Time
The News Editor will write and report stories, overseeing news flow to the website, e-newsletters, and print magazine, and assign and edit stories by freelancers and in-house staff. He or she will forge relationships across the library, school, and vendor communities toward developing in-depth knowledge of this unique beat, and seek to build a stable of freelancers. The News Editor will also edit and occasionally write features, edit opinion and other columns, and contribute to broader content development. The News Editor will also represent SLJ at conferences and on panels and webcasts.

Position Requirements:
•Position requires excellent reporting and editing skills, quick and independent decision-making around news and the ability to turn around polished stories on deadline.
•Experience with social networking in a journalistic context and other communication technologies is a plus.
•Substantial reporting experience required with print and/or online clips that show range of work including stories, analysis, news features, surveys, etc.
•Familiarity with libraries and education is desirable.
•Bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism, Communications, or other relevant humanities.


Please email your cover letter, resume and salary requirements to: ljsjobs@mediasourceinc.com or fax to (614) 873-7620. Due to the high volume of responses, only resumes with salary requirements will be considered. No relocation.

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