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  News Editor - Newsgathering
Employer: Upgrade Membership Job Posted: 7/23/2019
Location: Northeast Region Job Status: Full Time
Experience Level: TBD  

Job Description:

CNN New York is looking for an experienced journalist with strong news gathering abilities and leadership skills. The News Editor should be a collaborative, team player who can who can clearly and succinctly distill news and disseminate information across various news platforms.

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You'll be responsible for pushing the editorial envelope on stories that help CNN distinguish itself from our competition.
As a leader on our assignment desk, the editor should be able to distinguish stories that meet CNN's journalistic standards and newsgather via traditional methods as well as social media.
An established writer, this news editor staffer can create content for both internal consumption and external publishing on all CNN platforms.
This includes field assignments and being our eyes on ears on the ground covering breaking news or planned events such as court cases, protests or news conferences.
The News Editor needs to support reporter and producer teams reporting from a bureau or the field and clearly communicate editorial and logistics information between team, digital newsgathering and shows.


BA/BS in Journalism, Television-Film Production, Communications, or related discipline.
4-6 years' experience in news environment at a major network/local station.
Previous news room experience.
Newsgathering in social media outlets.
1+ year experience TV/digital writing experience preferred.
Previous Assignment Editor experience preferred.
Strong general news judgment and editorial skills.
Understanding of CNN newsgathering.
Strong logistical ability.
Able to make fast decisions.
Good verbal and written communication skills.
Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
Able to work under pressure.



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