News Producer/Writer

Employer
Location
New York
Posted
Jan 27, 2014
Closes
Feb 26, 2014
Contact
the skimm
Category
Digital Media
Duration
Full Time
NOTE: Only applicants with traditional news experience will be considered. Thanks!

theSkimm is looking to hire a Skimmr to guide and lead the daily editorial process. The Skimmr would be working closely with the founders and other editorial staff members to produce (write, edit, fact check, publish) the Daily Skimm and master the unique Skimm voice. The Skimmr will also work on other editorial projects in line with theSkimm brand. Social media is a given. Community building is the goal. This role is not for someone interested in their personal byline.

Requirements:
-Passionate about the company and its vision
-Minimum four years traditional newsroom experience and working in breaking news environment
-Always fact checks and routinely writes under deadlines
-Demonstrated team leadership and collaborative spirit
-Able to write with someone else
-Previous experience in WordPress a plus
-Bachelors Degree

Pluses:

-Has experience communicating with standards and practices reps
-Experience in media development and strategy

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