Online Overnight Reporter/Editor

Location
New York
Posted
Jul 11, 2014
Closes
Aug 10, 2014
Contact
Hiring Manager
Category
Digital Media
Duration
Full Time
The New York Daily News digital team is seeking a reporter/editor to join its news-obsessed, 24/7 staff to identify, write and edit stories for the nation’s 8th largest news website. This position requires an overnight shift
Desired candidates will:
- Have at least 3-5 years experience in a fast-paced, national news environment. Experience at an online news website is preferable.
- Identify news stories from across the spectrum, including national/world events, wild crime, celebrity and feel-good pieces.
- Write quickly with clever ledes and be able to produce multiple stories daily.
- Successfully handle rewrites, breaking news stories and enterprise pieces.
- Edit other reporters for content and copy. All candidates should be familiar with AP style.
- Be familiar with online publishing and are comfortable with a CMS.
- Be adept at headline writing and savvy with SEO and social media.
- Be a self-starter who can also multitask.


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