News Editor

Location
New York
Posted
Jul 01, 2013
Closes
Jul 31, 2013
Contact
Ms. Paul Wontorek
Duration
Full Time
RESPONSIBILITIES:
•Assigning, editing and publishing news stories with rapid-fire turnaround
•Cultivating industry relationships to stay ahead of breaking news
•Supervising and working with reporters on story and content development
•Copy-editing, fact-checking and prepping stories for publication
•Writing compelling news, headlines, photo captions and pull quotes

REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS:
•5+ years in editor position either online or print
•Proven experience copyediting other writers’ work
•Background in entertainment reporting
•Excellent knowledge of current theater news and relevant history
•Proven ability to work quickly and accurately
•Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, work well in a team environment, have the ability to multitask on deadline and adapt constructively to change.
•Flexibility in working hours to accommodate off-cycle news
•Some HTML, Photoshop experience
•On-screen and/or broadcast experience a plus

Please add resume, writing samples and salary requirements to our online application.



Please send resume, cover letter, writing sample and reel (if you have one). The cover letter should be copied and pasted in the notes of the application. Due to the high number of applicants we receive we will only be contacting candidates for interviews which will begin immediately. No phone calls please.