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  Weekend Editor, Digital News
 
Employer: Turner Broadcasting Job Posted: 1/25/2020
Location: Burbank, CA Job Status: Full Time
 
 

Job Description:

This is a best in class shaper and sharpener of stories and ideas. A true partner with writers and assignment editors who make good stories great. News editors are multi-skilled and talented in that they know how to edit as an editor and read as a reader. They can copy edit and save bacon daily from honest mistakes big and small. They can curate and tag. They can SEO. They know what stories -- in either text or video -- should be linked up. They know when attribution is needed and when it's overkill. They know the difference between a first version digital story that is 'good enough to go' and when to hold to get more -- and when that line is unclear, they know to ask.

All Digital News Editors edit stories from a wide range of sources including:

• The digital news writers and other writers across CNN Digital, worldwide Contributors including opinion columnists and external contributors
• Freelancers Field teams who may not be able to sit and write but can give great material by phone, slack, etc. on the ground from any corner of the world
• Anywhere else in CNN -- we have interns, APs, producers, reporters and correspondents and anchors throughout the org who may get assigned or approved to write for digital platforms
Editors will turn that material into a story or a powerful anecdote in an existing story.

News Editors may be assigned specialty areas by shift, including being a second set of eyes on homepages, on alerting, on key initiatives that need a good comb thru and/or a creative punch.

The Daily

• All digital news editors will work with a wide range of copy from a wide range of writers.
• That means news editors must be excellent communicators and diplomats.
• They are excellent providers of feedback who help elevate CNN's storytelling across a wide range of digital platforms.
• News Editors will be called on to write as needed -- their bylines will be occasionally seen solo or as a contributing name It's a varied job -- some days may be fast and furious with edits on a single and fast-flowing developing story.
• Some days will have a wide range of pieces in different forms and formats to edit -- an enterprise story, a newsletter, an opinion piece, a story from a correspondent in a war zone.
• And some days will be project-based, working on a longer term investigative story, often with other editors, producers and the Row, Standards & Practices and/or Legal.
• News Editors are often the final step before a story goes to the programming team to get distributed to millions of people worldwide - all news editors work intently to make sure our stories are accurate and fair so that we continue to grow the trust between CNN and our audiences.

The Essentials

• 5-10 years editorial experience
• College Degree preferred
• Will be required to work weekends


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