Posted On: October 24, 2018
Media Organization: Gay City News
Gay City News is the nation’s premier newspaper serving the LGBTQ community. The newspaper’s primary mission is serving New York City’s large and diverse LGBTQ community, but it is, as well, a leading voice in national and international news affecting the community. We are recruiting for a digital editor.
Gay City News is part of Schneps Community News Group, which is the largest publisher of local news throughout New York City and Long Island.
This position involves writing breaking news, working with the editor-in-chief to support editing, strategizing on the best positioning of stories on the website, and overseeing Gay City News’ social media channels and e-newsletter products.
Ideal candidate will have strong social media and writing skills, have a passion for and understanding of the LGBTQ community and the critical issues affecting it, understand what makes a great story and show discerning judgment about credible sourcing, be proficient in WordPress and able to multitask on deadline, and be a self-starter confident in making appropriate time-sensitive decisions.
Company benefits include 401K and health.
Email resume, four samples of your reporting, and a note explaining your interest and qualifications to firstname.lastname@example.org