Digital Weekend Editor-Us Weekly

New York City, New York (US)
Jun 11, 2018
News & Journalism
Entry Level
Metro Area
New York
Part Time

Digital Weekend Editor, Part Time — Us Weekly is looking for an experienced part-time weekend editor, preferably New-York based, who is passionate about celebrity and entertainment news to guide coverage, and edit and produce smart, well-written and timely stories and features for the website.

Responsibilities include:

- Editing and assigning a junior writer

- Writing a minimum of 4-5 stories a day

- Putting together and maintaining a fluid daily story lineup

- Tracking celebrity, pop culture and viral news throughout the day, as well as Us Weekly’s internal reporting

- Curating the homepage and sending newsletters

- Promoting content via social media


- Minimum 5 years experience editing and writing for a competitive, high-volume, news-driven celebrity and pop culture website

- A passion for celebrity and entertainment news

- Strong understanding of SEO best practices

- Ability to work in a fast-paced breaking news environment

- Solid news judgment and editorial instincts

- Ability to multitask and work on deadline

- Familiarity with various social media platforms

- Willingness to work evenings, weekends, holidays, special events and for awards shows

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