|Date Posted||November 16, 2020|
|Industry||Magazines / Publishing|
|Required Education||Bachelor's Degree|
Assigning Editor, Culture Team
Newsweek’s culture team is seeking a deputy editor in charge of story assignments. The successful candidate will bring unique and newsworthy ideas to the table on a daily basis and help reporters execute those ideas in a way that will make Newsweek stand out from the crowd.
The ideal candidate will be experienced in digital journalism, demonstrate an eye for catching news as it breaks, and be comfortable with the pace of a high speed newsroom.
Monitor news sources throughout the day for story leads and coverage ideas
Lead our coverage with the senior editor, sourcing and assigning story ideas as they break
Help to plan coverage of important events
Bring unique angles to competitive stories on the internet
At least five years of experience in a fast paced, digital newsroom
Have the ability to bring a unique angle to a competitive story that multiple media outlets are covering
Be a self started and a team player, eager to contribute new ideas and work well with others
Ability to multitask and thrive in a fast paced, deadline driven every changing environment
Ability to identify key internet conversations and cultural moments and translate them into viable story ideas
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