News Editor, Huffington Post
The Huffington PostNew York, NY
Full Time Job
News Editor, Huffington Post (NYC and DC)
The Huffington Post is looking for an accurate, fast news editor to handle line and copies edits site-wide, reviewing text, videos, graphics and social media content. This is a unique opportunity to work with a wide range of reporters across many of our sections.
Ideal candidates will be comfortable editing breaking news, enterprise stories, and in-depth features. This position will require editing a broad range of text and visual materials, so editors should have a wide knowledge base and be a quick study. Experience editing politics news is a plus.
As The Huffington Post's final line of defense, these editors will have impeccable news judgment, high editorial standards, a strong sense of story structure and a firm grasp of grammar and AP style.
This editor will work Wednesday through Sunday.
• 3-5 years of editing experience
• A voracious media diet and extensive knowledge of national and international news
• The ability to work independently and at a fast pace
• A knack for writing shareable headlines and for packaging stories in a visually appealing way
• Strong familiarity with SEO and AP style
• Superior communication skills
This position is in the WGA-E bargaining unit.
EEO/AA Women, Minorities, Veterans, Individuals with Disabilities Employer: AOL offers a competitive salary and benefits package, including 401(k) match and performance bonus. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or other protected category