Posted On: August 8, 2014
Media Organization: CNET News
CNET News -- http://www.cnet.com/news/ -- covers high tech and the digital realm, from smartphones to Snapchat, Bitcoin to self-driving cars, and is the straight-news sister site to product review-focused CNET.com. It was a pioneer in the field of online journalism in the mid-1990s, and today remains a leader in reporting on all things tech. Based in San Francisco, it has a significant editorial presence in CNET's Manhattan offices.
Associate Editors are a vital part of the team that puts together the award-winning CNET News site, one of the key pillars of CBS Interactive's industry-leading CNET.com. In a fast-paced breaking-news environment, you'll work closely with editors, reporters, photographers, and others to deliver CNET News' full range of coverage in the most effective packages, from individual stories to live blogs to comprehensive, multipart features, with elements ranging from text and photos to audio and video.
The primary responsibility will be editing of stories in a timely fashion, ensuring accuracy, completeness, and vivid use of language (especially in headlines). Additional duties will include managing the CNET News home page and related pages; promoting stories via social media; and writing occasional spot news stories.
This is a contract position for 30 hours per week.
Submit resumes via email to Jonathan Skillings (firstname.lastname@example.org). Top candidates will be interviewed by phone and in person by CNET News editors.