Location: New York, Washington D.C., Los Angeles, San Francisco or Sydney
Position Type: Full Time
About the Role:
The Huffington Post is looking for accurate, fast news editors to handle line and copy edits site-wide, reviewing text, videos, graphics and social media content. This is a unique opportunity to work with a wide range of reporters across many of our sections and to play a key role in our coverage of the 2016 election.
Ideal candidates will be comfortable editing breaking news, enterprise stories and in-depth features. This position will require editing a broad range of text and visual materials, so editors should have a wide knowledge base and be a quick study. As The Huffington Post's final line of defense, these editors will have impeccable news judgment, high editorial standards, a strong sense for story structure and a firm grasp of grammar and AP style.
- Three or more years of editing experience
- A voracious media diet and extensive knowledge of national and international news
- A knack for writing shareable headlines and for packaging stories in a visually appealing way
- The ability to work independently and at a fast pace
- Strong familiarity with SEO and AP style
- Superior communication skills
Interested? Email a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with "News Editor" in the subject line.
Huffington Post Media Group is an AOL company. AOL is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other classification prescribed by applicable law.
The Huffington Post is a Pulitzer Prize-winning source of breaking news, features, entertainment and lifestyle content, as well as a highly engaged community for opinion and conversation. The Huffington Post has 214 million unique visitors per month (comScore, global multiplatform, January 2015). The site has almost 100,000 bloggers -- ranging from politicians, students and celebrities to academics, parents and policy experts -- who contribute in real time on the subjects about which they are most passionate. HuffPost is a global publication, with editions in the UK, Canada, France, Spain, Italy, Japan, Maghreb, Germany, Brazil, South Korea, Greece, India, Australia and the Arab world.