Staff Editor- EW.com

Employer
Location
Los Angeles
Posted
Mar 05, 2013
Closes
Apr 04, 2013
Contact
Human Resources
Duration
Full Time
EW.com seeks an experienced digital journalist to join its Los Angeles Bureau as a staff editor. Candidates must possess excellent writing skills and 5 to 8 years experience in working in entertainment news for an online publication. The staff editor reports to the Assistant Managing Editor/News Director.

Duties include:
• Generating editorial and visual stories (text, photos and video)
• Writing, assigning, and editing 20-25 stories per day
• Covering general assignment topics spanning movies, TV, books, videogames, and music
• Monitoring news wires
• Working nights and weekends as required for coverage

Requirements:
• No less than five years experienced covering entertainment news for a major digital publication
• Impeccable news judgment
• In-depth knowledge of the entertainment industry across all EW.com verticals
• Experience on a variety of content publishing platforms and SEO optimization
• Ability to multitask and thrive in a fast-paced, breaking news environment
• Proven track record as an enterprise reporter and editor