Night News Editor
Company: US Sun
Posted on: January 16, 2022
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
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
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.
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