Deputy Breaking News Editor

  • Location
    New York, New York
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Nov 28

Position description

Newsweek is looking for an experienced, web-savvy editor in New York to help direct our breaking news coverage, including topics such as
U.S. politics, national security, government and weird stuff on the internet. The ideal candidate is obsessed with social media, politics
and how to grow a digital audience with smart story ideas, compelling reporting and aggressive headlines.

Responsibilities include:

- Edit multiple stories every day, or sometimes every hour

 -Help manage a team of about 20 writers in New York

-Write SEO and social-friendly headlines

- Coordinate with editors in New York, London and Los Angeles to avoid
duplication and plan coverage

This job requires someone who can work flexible hours to respond to breaking news at nights, weekends, holidays or whenever it happens.


The ideal candidate must have at least four years of newsroom experience, the proven ability to grow a newsroom’s audience, solid
clips and writing talent.


Application instructions

To apply, send five clips, resume and cover letter to [email protected] and [email protected]

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