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Night News Editor

Company: US Sun
Location: Walton
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Part of News Corp, The Sun is a global publisher and one of the biggest news brands in the UK. Our talented and diverse team publishes the best coverage of news, sport, TV, showbiz, and lifestyle.
In early 2020 we launched a US edition and are looking for a Night News Editor to support our ongoing expansion.
This position is based in New York. The ideal candidate is a news editor, or a senior reporter looking to take the next step in their career, who thrives in a fast-paced digital news environment; is organized, has relevant experience, and can juggle and prioritize content from multiple desks on high-pressure shifts.
The vacancy reports to The US Sun's Digital Night Editor, under the US Sun's Digital Editor. Along with a competitive salary and excellent benefits including healthcare, optical, dental, and 401K, the role also boasts a generous PTO of 26 days, plus 5 public holidays.
The shift pattern is Monday to Friday, 5pm to 1am. Working with the night team, you will help build the news list, assign stories, edit copy, help run several live blogs, authorize push alerts and assist in updating the home page.
Key accountabilities:? You will be an outstanding digital editor, able to run a team? You will populate the news list? You will edit copy ? You will liaise with the lawyer to ensure copy and visuals do not violate privacy or libel laws? You will help run the homepage when required? You will authorize push alerts? You will help run live blogs
Skills and experience:? Experience in a similar position, or a position with directly transferable skills? Experience using WordPress or similar as well as a picture management system? Experience working on breaking news stories? Good knowledge of general news, as well as entertainment news, and a familiarity with the Sun's tabloid-style? Strong understanding of social media? Strong knowledge of analytics and how to use data to select stories to maximize daily traffic
Equal Opportunities: We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: US Sun, Scranton , Night News Editor, Advertising , Walton, Pennsylvania

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