Assistant LI Editor - Hub

Newsday   Melville, NY   Full-time     Writing / Editing
Posted on July 18, 2022
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The assistant Long Island editor will work to produce strong breaking news and enterprise coverage across Newsday’s digital and print platforms. The successful candidate will have strong people skills to work with general assignment, towns and beat reporters while coordinating with departments across the newsroom, including the digital, social media, photo/video, design and copy desk teams.

 

This editor will be adept at spotting news, arranging coverage and getting a story posted quickly and accurately, then responsibly updating as needed to give readers what they need to know in the moment.  The successful candidate will be adept at shaping story ideas with creative front-end editing, embracing alternative story-telling methods including video and social media. The candidate will have strong judgment and editing skills, able to ask big-picture questions as well as sweat the details. This editor must help build diverse audiences, monitor metrics and use the data to inform coverage that serves our loyal subscribers and attracts new subscribers. This position may include early morning, evening and weekend shifts.

 

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.