NBC Universal News Editor, NBC News Digital in New York, New York

Job Number 34554BR

Job Title News Editor, NBC News Digital

Business Segment NBC News and MSNBC

Sub-Business News Digital

Posting Category Digital Media

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Career Level Experienced

Country United States

State/Province New York

City New York


We are looking for a highly motivated News Editor for NBC News Digital to help manage and assign daily and enterprise stories. The candidate should be a news junkie who is able to keep us current and ahead of the news cycle. The editor should be able to supervise developing stories on deadline and have a depth of experience with domestic and foreign news. The candidate must have demonstrated experience with managing a news operation and enthusiasm for telling stories with text, video, photos, and other multimedia.

Job Duties

  • Assign and edit stories with unique angles, while also ensuring full coverage on news of the day.

  • Ensure the tone of and mix of stories is in line with NBCNews.com editorial strategy, and the voice and standards of NBC News.

  • Assist Senior News Editor in managing reporting staff, and make full use of the range of NBC News resources, including network newsgathering and multimedia.

  • Read widely and say abreast and ahead of the competition.

  • Establish and meet rigid guidelines.

  • Perform myriad production tasks including producing links to Local and other partners

  • Participate in special projects, pitch fresh ideas, and assist Senior News Editor as needed.


Basic Qualifications

  • 5+ years working in a newsroom environment, including experience editing and managing a breaking news operation.

  • Must have bachelor's degree

  • Must have demonstrated experience editing and managing a news operation.

  • Must be able to work early morning, evening and/or weekend hours depending when demanded by news coverage or other editorial responsibilities.

  • Must have the desire to work in a creative, demanding, competitive environment.

  • Must be a skilled editor with outstanding communication skills.

  • Working knowledge of digital media technology, particularly content-management tools.Additional Job Requirements

  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered

  • Must be willing to work in New York

Desired Characteristics

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience in multimedia news environments, including digital video, data visualization and integration of social newsgathering tools.

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