The Walt Disney Company News Editor (Project Hire) in New York, New York

ABC News is seeking a full-time News Editor to join our growing digital team.

News editors are responsible for working with reporters and producers to create and publish clean, accurate and fast copy. The editors will also focus on creating snappy, shareable headlines, and will play a large role in visual story packaging. Editors should be familiar and comfortable with AP style, and thrive in a fast-paced, 24/7 news environment. The role is based in New York City.

This is a project position and is anticipated to last one year.

Responsibilities :

  • Work with the newsgathering desk to determine what is reportable

  • Collaborate with reporters, producers, editors, bookers and correspondents

  • When necessary, file breaking news stories

  • Make editorial judgments on a minute-to-minute basis

Basic Qualifications :

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience editing for a digital news outlet

  • Ability to write on deadline with speed and accuracy

  • Proven experience handling breaking news

  • Willingness and desire to collaborate across different teams

  • Ability to balance priorities, multiple projects and tasks

Required Education :

BA or BS from a 4-year accredited college or university or equivalent experience

Job ID: 571817BR

Location: New York,New York

Job Posting Company: Media Networks