Remote Local News Editor

Job ID: Available for Members

Location: Nationwide

Compensation: To Be Discussed

Staff Reviewed: Mon, Sep 14, 2020

This job expires in 23 days

Job Category: Editing, Non-profit, Writing

Remote Level: 100% Remote

Weekly Hours: Full Time

Employment Status: Permanent

Employer Type: Employer

Career Level: Experienced

Job Summary

A non-profit owned media company is seeking a Remote Local News Editor.

Individual must be able to fulfill the following responsibilities:

  • Edit reporters' stories from across a nationwide news ecosystem, including freelance contributors
  • Identify, brainstorm, and assign coverage areas and stories
  • Write stories as needed, and copy edit all stories under your management

Position Requirements Include:

  • 3-5 years as an editor, associate editor, or assistant editor for a digital or print news publication
  • Interest in US national politics, policy, and other issues
  • Multitask and take direction in a busy news environment
  • Manage multiple deadlines
  • Strong story sense and able to make a story resonate in a digital environment
  • Interest or prior experience in a fast-growth startup environment