Date Posted May 14, 2024
Industry Newspapers
Specialty Not Specified
Job Status Full-time

Description:

 

The News-Review

 

Job title: News editor

Department: Editorial

Reports to: Managing editor

 

Editors at The News-Review are detail-oriented and innovative. Editors play a key role in managing both the reporting staff and the overall reputation of the newspaper by confirming that all articles are polished, professional and error-free.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintain journalistic code of ethics and adhere to company code of ethics.
  • Edit copy by AP Style and assure syntax and structure are optimal.
  • Provide customer service to internal and external customers.
  • Prioritize “news first” and post breaking news items as soon as possible on the website.
  • Facilitate communication between visual team and reporters to assure the best outcome.
  • Receive direction from managing editor.
  • Work directly with reporters to prepare, rework and edit copy.
  • Direct, supervise and educate staff members on best practices.
  • Develop and execute ideas for written content that will resonate with the audience on the various platforms.
  • Communicate quickly and efficiently with all newsroom staff.
  • Collaborate with all newsroom staff.
  • Read over all contributed content, including obituaries and guest columns, and edit for style.
  • Meet regular and recurring deadlines.

 

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