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News Editor

Pa Football News

$19 - $29 / hour
Apply before: August 31, 2024
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  • Date posted
    May 2, 2024
  • Location
    Onsite
  • Salary
    $19 - $29 / hour
  • Apply before
    August 31, 2024
  • Career Level
    Mid-Level

Job Description

Pa Football News, a distinguished name in the Media and Telecommunications industry, is currently on the lookout for a dynamic and talented News Editor to join our vibrant team. As a cornerstone of Pennsylvania’s football reporting, we deliver insightful and engaging content to our dedicated audience. This role demands a passionate individual with a keen eye for detail, exceptional editing skills, and a deep understanding of football. The successful candidate will be responsible for curating, editing, and publishing news stories that resonate with our readers, ensuring our content remains accurate, relevant, and captivating. If you are eager to lead our editorial team and shape the future of football news coverage, we encourage you to apply. A strong News Editor displays confidence in anticipating and reacting to breaking news and other developing storylines across multiple sports, with an emphasis on college sports and particularly college football. The ideal candidate excels at communication and collaboration to decipher news with urgency in a fast-paced environment; deliver context and recommendations for news presentations; and engage with a variety of content contributors to maintain editorial standards across all presentations. Tasks: – Manage and oversee the daily operations of the news department – Assign and edit news stories for publication on the company website – Coordinate with reporters and contributors to ensure timely and accurate news coverage – Develop and implement editorial guidelines and standards for news content – Stay up-to-date on industry trends and best practices in news reporting – Conduct newsgathering and provide editorial guidance across multiple platforms. React to breaking news with an emphasis on accuracy, creative storytelling, and relevance to our productions and our audience. – Monitor news feeds, including searching social & other media outlets, and work with CBS Sports reporters and other editorial staff to gather and evaluate relevant news and information. Communicate regularly with studio producers and other production contributors to discuss developing news and provide guidance on the presentation of that news within our programming. – Write, edit and review scripts and graphics for accuracy, style and editorial value. This includes skills at writing to video and for broadcast news (ex. writing for voice over and packages). Serve as the leading editorial voice during live studio programming and partner with producers to generate urgent, effective coverage of breaking news. – Work closely with Production personnel, on-air talent, and content creators throughout the Sports division to pitch ideas, fact-check content, and respond real-time to questions and requests for guidance. – Proactively identify and suggest solutions to address potential coverage angles and storylines – Prepare general background/research material for other entities as needed. Requirements: – Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, or related field – Minimum of 3 years experience in news editing or related role – Strong writing and editing skills with attention to detail – Knowledge of AP style and journalistic ethics – Ability to work under tight deadlines and collaborate with a team