Health Editor

Location
New York
Posted
Feb 18, 2013
Closes
Mar 20, 2013
Contact
Ronnie Battle
Category
Digital Media
Duration
Full Time
Weather.com is expanding. The leading website for weather news and information is launching new verticals and looking for an editor to build a team to lead our health coverage. The ideal candidate will be passionate and knowledgeable about health, know
how to create content that grabs audiences, be able to manage a small team and understand how users consume content online.

Specific Responsibilities
- Generate story ideas
- Produce stories and slideshows
- Identify great stories among our content partners pitches
- Manage a small team of content producers
- Edit content produced by members of the health editorial team
- Identify breaking news stories that would fit under the health vertical

Skills and Experience
Required
- Knowledge of SEO best practices
- Ability to craft headlines that engage readers
- Sharp writing and editing skills
- Experience in a breaking news environment
- Minimum 3 years experience

Desired
- Proficient in Adobe Photoshop
- High comfort level with various content management systems
- Knowledge of HTML
- In-depth knowledge of medical and health issues

Requirements
BA in a related field (Journalism, Communications, etc.)

Send resumes to: careers@weather.com AND apply online: www.weather.com/careers

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