Full Time Job

News Editor

CBS News

New York, NY 09-19-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
com is looking for a news editor to cover breaking news and stories on a wide range of topics, including politics, health, crime, culture and entertainment! We are looking for someone with strong news judgment who can write and edit clear, accurate, fact-driven copy and craft compelling headlines on deadline in a fast-paced environment. Scrupulous attention to detail, a cool head under pressure, and excellent communication skills are essential!

You will be assigned a Tuesday-Saturday morning shift or Sunday-Thursday evening shift. You will need to work some holidays and shift your schedule as news breaks.

Your day-to-day:
• Coordinate, produce and update web coverage of news stories, gathering the latest information from a variety of sources, always being mindful of company standards.
• React quickly to breaking news, writing and publishing articles and running live blogs
• Edit captions and publish videos from CBS News streaming coverage, and embed live streams in written articles on developing stories.
• Manage the CBSNews.com homepage to present the best of the journalism we produce.
• Work with CBSNews.com reporters, network show teams and the CBS News streaming team to publish the best of CBS News to our website.
• Track content performance via analytics tools to help inform your decision-making
• Send CBS News app, Apple News and OTT alerts to segments of the audience based on user behavior and location as needed
• Send breaking emails as needed

What you bring to the team:
• You have 2+ years of experience in a digital breaking news environment and a proven ability to react quickly as news develops
• You are a skilled writer who can produce quality copy on deadline
• You have an interest in framing content in an engaging way for a digital audience
• You're deeply familiar with analytics platforms like Google Analytics, Omniture, Chartbeat and Parse.ly
• You thrive in a collaborative team environment

Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r10z8v-3-238-90-95-42 in your application.

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