News Editor

Location
Home Based
Posted
Jan 18, 2013
Closes
Feb 17, 2013
Contact
Lisa Aberman
Duration
Full Time
News Editor: Seeking great editor with excellent line editing, SEO writing, tagging and photo upload skills. photo journalism for leading daily travel news website for travel industry. Candidate should have at least three to five years experience in news-focused publications, and social media skills, familiarity with travel industry. Must be able to identify top news stories in all areas of the travel business.

West Coast-based candidate preferred or someone willing to work late on East Coast. Position is home-based.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

News Editor: The news editor edits, tags and posts all news stories for TravelPulse.com. he or she must have excellent editing skills, an understanding of good SEO writing practices, and good photo editing and posting ability. Must be able to quickly edit a large amount of copy in a short time, tag stories, embed URLs and post photos with stories. Candidate should:

Be a quick and accurate editor

Understand tagging of stories

Understand good SEO writing practices

Have ability to post photos with news stories

Understand what constitutes a good news story for our audiences

Be able to write and post news stories on his/her own

Understand how to find news stories on an hourly basis

Be able to meet tight deadlines

Understand and use social media



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