Full Time Job

Senior Editor, News Standards, News - Remote


Remote / Virtual 03-22-2024
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Scripps News is looking for a Senior Editor, News Standards to join our team. The Senior Editor, News Standards will guide the editorial team on ethical decision-making. They will proactively issue guidance on how the network will cover nuanced topics and consult with team members on individual stories. This person will hold the team accountable for living up to our promise of delivering independent, ethical, bias-challenging journalism.

• In partnership with colleagues, review and update the network's journalistic standards.
• Monitor news and media industry developments closely to proactively provide guidance for the editor team.
• Seek out internal and external perspectives when developing new guidelines.
• Research how other news organizations are handling journalistic challenges.
• Disseminate standards updates to the editorial team.
• Consult with newsroom leaders and staff on individual stories.
• Work decisively and efficiently.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

• Bachelor's degree in journalism, communications, English, or equivalent experience preferred
• 5+ years of experience in related field preferred
• Background in radio, podcasting, or video a plus
• Previous script editing experience preferred

• Excellent journalistic judgment
• Ability to navigate cultural and ideological differences with respect and authenticity
• Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment
• Ability to provide and receive constructive feedback
• Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

If you are a current Scripps employee, please do not apply on this site. Please access our internal career site at Worklife > My Info > View Open Positions at Scripps.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gk0z5p-3-230-143-213-42 in your application.

Company Profile

The E.W. Scripps Company is a diversified media company focused on creating a better-informed world. As one of the nation’s largest local TV broadcasters, Scripps serves communities with quality, objective local journalism and operates a portfolio of 61 stations in 41 markets.