Assistant Editor

Newsday   Melville, NY   Full-time     Writing / Editing
Posted on July 18, 2022
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The Hub team seeks a “do it all” editor to edit copy and write headlines and display copy for the news of the day in all forms: narrative stories, video, alternative storytelling, social media, voice and print.


Essential Duties & Functions

  • Communicate/coordinate with other HUB members on stories and jump in to help wherever needed.

  • Handle all kinds of news quickly with great attention paid to accuracy, fairness, and detail.

  • Collaborate with colleagues across print, digital and video platforms.

  • Review stories before publication.

  • Encourage reporters to cultivate diverse sources and drive coverage that makes Newsday essential reading for Long Islanders.

  • Assess reader/subscriber trends and act on the resulting metrics to lead coverage that serves our loyal subscribers and helps Newsday build subscribers and new, diverse audiences.


Essential Job Knowledge & Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism is required.

  • Must have strong news judgment and editing skills with a deep understanding of our products and the role of metrics.

  • Must be collaborative and communicative with colleagues across all platforms.


The Company requires that the successful candidate hired for this position be fully-vaccinated for COVID-19, absent being granted an accommodation due to medical, pregnancy, or sincerely held religious belief or other legally required exemption.  If you are selected for this position, you will be asked if you are able to meet the requirement.

Newsday Media Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains a drug-free and smoke-free workplace.   In addition, Newsday Media Group provides a reasonable accommodation for applicants/incumbents with disabilities.


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Melville , NY