News Editor, MarketWatch
MarketWatch is looking for an editor on its markets team based in New York.
The ideal candidate will have a background in business journalism, preferably with some markets and investing experience, and an interest in a role that demands a range of skills. These include copy editing in a real-time environment, feature editing, assigning spot news and analysis, managing reporters, blog and column writing, and participation in a variety of group-based editorial projects.
We’re looking for someone who has solid business journalism skills, is comfortable telling stories about numbers, and who’s also eager to jump in with new ideas that will help MarketWatch retain its place on the cutting edge of digital journalism. He or she should also have a sense of how to use social media for sourcing and distribution. A good sense of humor and ability to act with grace under pressure are key. In your cover letter, please describe how your background dovetails with the above job description, your best new idea for MarketWatch, and include your professional social media handles.
Please attach a resume, cover letter and three to five published clips to your online application.
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