• Content Editor, News

    Job Locations US-MD-Annapolis
    Posted Date 5 months ago(12/19/2018 11:19 AM)
    Requisition ID
    2429
    Category
    Editorial - Editors
    Position Type
    Employee Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Capital of Annapolis, Md., seeks a thoughtful, energetic and creative leader to join our staff as a news content editor. This position will work urgently with our journalists to get breaking news on the site, coordinate ongoing coverage and cultivate enterprise reporting. A good candidate for this position should be an innovator, suggesting different ways to tell stories and engage audiences.

    Responsibilities

    --Coordinate daily news coverage for Anne Arundel County, preparing the daily report for online and print.

    --Work urgently with reporters on coverage of breaking news, occasionally doing rewrite to get updated content on our site immediately.

    --Assist with social promotion of content in concert with our audience team.

    --Work with other editors to plan out upcoming coverage.

    --Collaborate with photo editor and audience team on news stories, news alerts and top stories.

    --Oversees reporters covering city, county and state government and the Naval Academy.

    --Works with other editors and audience team to find different story forms to disseminate news.

    --Coordinates content for the twice weekly Maryland Gazette.

    Qualifications

    --At least four years of digital experience editing and producing content.

    --Two years of management experience that includes a collegial and encouraging management style that fosters budding talent and challenges veteran employees.

    --Ability to work strategically with our audience team in the effort to grow site traffic.

    --Solid journalistic credentials with comprehensive knowledge of media law including copyright, libel, two-party consent, privacy, and fair use questions, in addition to a highly developed sense of ethics.

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