Full Time Job

Reporter / Opinion Editor

MSNBC

New York, NY 07-28-2020
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

Responsibilities
We're looking for an experienced reporter/editor to help build a reading habit for superfans of MSNBC. You will work closely with a senior editor and deputy editor as part of a team to produce content that drives the conversation and attracts new audiences. You will have excellent judgment, a deep understanding of journalistic standards and a track record that proves you can hew to the standards of NBC News.

You will have superb writing and editing skills, a proven track record of success in a fast-tempo newsroom.

What you will do:
• Write and edit content created for MSNBC digital
• Work closely with a senior editor, deputy editor and others to build this daily reading habit.
• Contribute to the MSNBC Daily newsletter
• Work with MSNBC digital video team to reflect that best of MSNBC on air on digital platforms
• Liaise with NBC News & MSNBC art director, social, platforms and product teams
• Make full use of the range of NBC News resources including news gathering, multimedia and broadcast journalists
• Establish and meet NBC News' rigorous Standards and Legal guidelines
• Ensure the tone and mix of content is in line with MSNBC cable
• Read widely and stay abreast of the competition

Qualifications/Requirements
• Bachelor's Degree
• 3+ years work in a newsroom environment, including

experience with breaking news
• 2+ years working in a strictly digital shop
• Must have demonstrated experience with assigning,

writing and editing stories
• Must have the desire to work in a creative, demanding,

competitive environment
• Must be a skilled editor with outstanding communication

skills
• Must be professional, nimble and successful working

across newsroom teams, platforms and with partners
• Ideally based in New York City or Washington, D.C.
• Willingness to work early morning hours

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