News Editor

Posted On: May 12, 2016

Journalism Job

Media Organization: Newsday

Company Description

Newsday Media Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Description

The News Editor helps run the homepage and mobile fronts at one of the nation’s leading newspapers, located in the New York metropolitan area. You’ll also take a leading role identifying opportunities to increase page views and unique visitors and creating content to better serve our Long Island audience.

*Runs the day-to-day programming and breaking news coverage and oversees Web producers and interns.
*Closely monitors and analyzes metrics, audience data and other media websites.
*Works with online and print editors, photographers, videographers and other staff across department lines to create multimedia content.
*Creates compelling multimedia stories, extras, projects, etc.
*Represents the digital team in daily and other meetings.
*Helps develop and implement strategies to improve site design and usability to increase traffic.
*In time, helps develop and oversee digital projects such as those found at
This position requires working Tuesday-Saturday.

*Bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field.
*3-5 years of digital news experience and experience working in a newsroom.
*Strong news judgment and breaking news experience.
*Uses news Content Management Systems.
*Track record of creating compelling online content and meeting metrics goals.
*Knows Omniture, Google Analytics or other metrics platforms.
*Excellent managerial and communication skills.
*Comfortable with Facebook, Twitter and other social media platforms.
*Solid copy editor and writer.
*Knows or is familiar with HTML, javascript, CSS, photo editing, social media, mobile apps and the latest news practices.
*Reliable transportation to and from Newsday’s suburban Melville office.

To Apply

Send resume and cover letter to Include in the subject line: News Editor.