Overnight Web Editor (contract position)

Voice of America
  • Location
    Washington, D.C.
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Early Career / Mid Career
  • Posted
    May 12

Position description

VOA is hiring a contract OVERNIGHT web editor to maintain VOANews.com during the overnight hours of 8pm to 6am Eastern time, likely Sundays through Wednesdays.

The ideal candidate will be have journalism experience, including running a website and related digital platforms.

The candidate will vet, reformat, edit, proofread and publish VOA content, wire stories, and content from sister-agencies, and prepare photos, audio, video and/or graphic files for Web use. The web editor will rewrite and edit copy to improve readability. When possible, the web editor will work in concert with other VOA editors, correspondents and contributors regarding changes in content, style or logical narrative organization, and to verify facts, dates, and statistics, using standard reference sources. The candidate will contribute reporting as needed; collaborate with Web reporters/bloggers to conceptualize, plan, line-edit and proof incoming news stories and blogs entries.

U.S. citizenship isn't required, but it greatly simplifies the hiring process. This can be a 100% remote job, in fact, living in a part of the world where 8pm - 6am Eastern time is your daytime would make this a great fit.

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