If you have a passion for sports and journalism, tThe Hartford Courant, a Pulitzer-prize winning publication with a proven track record of high impact journalism. Understanding the demands and habits of digital and social audiences and a willingness to explore innovative strategies is critical to success in this position. The successful candidate will lead a dedicated team while also working to elevate the profile of sports coverage across the state.
Senior content editors assign, edit and enhance audience-focused content for multimedia presentation (internet, print, mobile). This includes working directly with journalists, free-lancers, visual journalists and database journalists on content development and execution; editing text and writing compelling headlines, teasers and story summaries; tagging content with appropriate keywords; editing photos and videos, and helping to keep the digital channels updated timely. Maintain a real-time mindset, attacking the news throughout the day, developing a continuous stream of fresh angles and new ideas.
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Interacts daily with journalists, video journalists, other editors, and occasionally central and market teams. Managing own time and directing his or herself with minimal to moderate supervision most of the day. Brief interactions throughout the day to discuss play, coverage and assignments.
Directly supervise up to 12 others.
In print and online, the Hartford Courant reaches more than 720,000 readers each week in the Hartford area, making us the region’s most widely read source of news and information. As we continue building our exciting digital future, it’s our mission to serve our community by delivering the truth every day, engaging our readers and driving results for our advertisers.
Tribune Publishing Company (TPCO) is a media company rooted in award-winning journalism. Headquartered in Chicago, Tribune Publishing Company operates local media businesses in eight markets with titles including the
Chicago Tribune, New York Daily News, The Baltimore Sun, Orlando Sentinel, South Florida’s Sun-Sentinel, Virginia’s Daily Press and The Virginian-Pilot, The Morning Call of Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania, and the Hartford Courant.
Tribune Publishing Company also operates Tribune Content Agency (TCA) and the Daily Meal and is majority owner of BestReviews.Our brands are committed to informing, inspiring and engaging local communities. We create and distribute content across our media portfolio, offering integrated marketing, media, and business services to consumers and advertisers, including digital solutions and advertising opportunities.
The Hartford Courant is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer.