Front Page News Editor, HuffPost

Employer
Location
New York
Posted
Jun 04, 2013
Closes
Jul 04, 2013
Contact
Simone Press
Duration
Full Time
About the Role: Front Page News Editor, HuffPost

The Huffington Post is looking for a news editor to publish content, follow news, and write headlines on our widely-read front page.
HuffPost's homepage updates constantly and features a diverse range of stories from all of our verticals as well as other sites around the web.

Requirements:

• Be passionate news junkies, familiar with all of the web's top news sites and blogs, and with current national politics and business news
• Be obsessed with the social web and finding news through Twitter and Facebook
• Be comfortable in a fast-paced, creatively demanding work environment that requires meticulous attention to detail
• Have a keen sense for how to make news compelling using images, headlines, and other publishing elements
• Have extensive knowledge of social media sites and ideas about how to engage HuffPost's reader community in the news of the day
• Be knowledgeable about the content and headlines typically featured on HuffPost's front page
• 2+ years experience in online journalism, very strong writing skills, eagerness to learn and take risks