Reporter/Editor

Posted: 5/30/2019

Location: New York, New York
Function: Marketing & Communications
Specialty: Digital Marketing, Web Production
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive



TODAY Digital, the multi-platform arm of the TODAY Show, is seeking a reporter/editor to work a Wednesday-Sunday schedule. Candidate should:
  • you’ll be asked to cover a number of issues, from news to health, parenting, celebrity, and more. Applicants must display the ability to frame a story for all of our platforms (site, social, app, newsletter, OTT, etc.) and remain calm in a time crunch.
  • Candidates must have a gut instinct for a good story, quick decisiveness on angles and assignments, and a fun, clear, TODAY-friendly voice. If you love to spot a story as its going viral and have a great sense of what will turn into a talker before it’s all over the internet, this is the job for you. You should have a love of and passion for pop culture, and pride yourself on seeing things first.
  • Be organized and independent: candidates will work Wednesday-Sunday, with a lot of autonomy during the weekend shifts, which means you must have impeccable news judgement and accuracy in your work. You should be able to spot a great story and turn it around quickly and responsibly, to keep our readers as up-to-date as possible.
  • Be comfortable framing stories for and posting them to social media, identifying the content that will resonate with our audience and lend itself to being widely shared.
  • Love data: candidates must display a knack for using analytics to help guide story selection.


  • Basic Qualifications
  • Must have 3+ years of writing/editing experience in a newsroom
  • Working knowledge of social, video production and online publishing tools
  • Bachelor’s degree in Communication, English, Journalism History or a relate field of study
  • Previous experience working with iNews

    Additional Job Requirements
  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered (note job #: )
  • Must be willing to work in New York, NY
  • Occasional coverage on holidays and for special events, may be required.
  • Must be able to provide a reel/portfolio of work examples -- if available, include a web address when you submit your resume

    Desired Qualifications
  • Superior interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Ability to solve complex problems in a quick and simple manner
  • Must be a skilled communicator
  • Be a dynamic team player

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