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Company: Daily Whale
Position:
dual online news publication and research firm seeks an editor/writer
Location:
United States
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
May 23, 2013
Job ID: 1487199

Description:

 

A dual online news publication and research company located in River North seeks an editor/writer to join our editorial and research teams. The editor/writer will work with a small collaborative team of reporters and researchers to develop both editorial and research content.

The ideal candidate will have strong news reporting and editorial skills, as well as an ability to multitask and meet strict deadlines. The primary duties of the position include editing news and feature articles, and engaging in research duties. Specific responsibilities are as follows:

Editing

  • Edit straight news articles and long-form feature articles focused on local government and business
  • Edit short summaries of articles in other publications
  • Assist reporters with selection of photography to be posted on the news site

Research

  • Producing summaries of news articles available through online sources and databases
  • Summarizing data as directed by research director
  •  Proofreading of production documents

Skills

  •  Basic HTML skills
  •  Familiarity with social media tools
  • Familiarity with Lexis Nexis data bases

Compensation will be commensurate with skills and experience. For consideration, please submit a cover letter, resume, and journalistic writing sample to

info @ dailywhale.com.

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