• Content Editor, News

    Job Locations US-MD-Baltimore
    Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 1 month ago(12/18/2018 1:03 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-2430
    # of Openings
    1
    Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date
    Editorial - Editors
    Category (Portal Searching)
    US-MD-Baltimore
    Physical Location : Location
    Tribune Publishing
  • Overview

    Baltimore Sun Media seeks a thoughtful, energetic and creative leader to join our staff as a news content editor focused on community news coverage. This position will work urgently with our journalists to get breaking news on the site and coordinate ongoing coverage. A good candidate for this position should be an innovator, suggesting different ways to tell stories and engage audiences.

    Responsibilities

    • Coordinate daily news coverage for in our community news division, preparing the daily report on online and print.
    • Work urgently with reporters on coverage of breaking news, occasionally doing rewrite to get updated content online immediately.
    • Assists with social promotion of content in concert with our audience team.
    • Works with other editors to plan out upcoming coverage.
    • Oversees reporters covering community news beats of government, education, crime and lifestyles.
    • Works with other editors and audience team to find different story forms to disseminate news.
    • Updates news collections on website working in concert with audience team.
    • Produces the daily budget, a list of stories going online and intended for print. Ensures there is a lede art package, news lede for print.

    Qualifications

    • At least four years of digital experience editing and producing content.
    • Four years of management experience that includes a collegial and encouraging management style that fosters budding talent and challenges veteran employees.
    • Ability to work strategically with our audience team in the effort to grow site traffic.
    • Solid journalistic credentials with comprehensive knowledge of media law including copyright, libel, two-party consent, privacy, and fair use questions, in addition to a highly developed sense of ethics.

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