Content Editor (Sports)

Job Locations US-NY-New York
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(3/26/2021 9:59 AM)
Requisition ID
4250
Category
Editorial - Editors
Position Type
Full-Time
Physical Work Location
New York Daily News - On-Site

Overview

Tribune Publishing is seeking a Content Editor (Sports) to join our New York Daily News team.

 

We’re in a unique position in that we're a well-recognized brand with an innovative, start-up mentality. And, we’re in the midst of a revolutionary pivot; our national newspaper company is evolving into a global media organization. If you’d like to directly impact the success of a growing company (and would like to grow with us, of course), then this may be the job for you!

 

In this role, you will join the Sports team to help drive growth across all platforms. The ideal candidate will be creative, collaborative, detail-orientated and comfortable working in a fast-paced newsroom. You will also be reliable, working on a team that covers vast shifts, digitally savvy, and flexible.

 

At Tribune Publishing, we believe in comprehensive rewards packages:

  • Competitive salaries
  • Exciting opportunities with room for growth within the company
  • A competitive insurance package including medical, dental, vision, and life
  • 401(k) with company matching
  • Paid time off
  • Other coordinated discounts/perks

 

Tribune Publishing is committed to hiring people with diverse backgrounds, voices and visions. Be yourself. Bring yourself. Because that’s the only way we will deliver on our mission to provide meaningful journalism to the diverse communities we serve. We hold ourselves accountable for fostering inclusion and opportunity across race, gender, age, creed, identity and experience. Join us.

Responsibilities

This editor will be a key component for the Sports team, helping to run the Daily News Sports page and other channels critical to our Sports department. The job will also involve working on strategic initiatives.

 

Main responsibilities include:

  • Editing the Daily News Sports page, determining which content will be placed and how that content will be promoted for both digital and print.
  • Posting stories, galleries, and other content
  • Sending out newsletters and breaking news alerts.
  • Assist in audience development strategy, including social media, search and content performance.
  • Weekend shifts will be required.

Qualifications

  • At least 2 years of experience with news and digital publishing, with a concentration in sports.
  • Extensive headline-writing experience for all platforms.
  • Experience working on a news site.
  • Social media savvy with demonstrated experience, especially with Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and others.
  • Experience and interest with additional audience development strategies.
  • Comfortable with analytics tools and social media metrics.
  • Reporting and/or editing experience, and ability to display solid news judgment in both the local and national sphere, while also having in depth sports knowledge and a passion for sports.
  • Knowledge of web tools, CMS systems and technical platforms. The ability to troubleshoot problems is a plus.
  • Knowledge of a broad base of news topics, including New York news. Tabloid experience is a plus.

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