Crime News and Features Editor (1-year contract position)

Posted On: April 4, 2019

Journalism Job

Media Organization:

Company Description, the digital arm of NBCUniversal's true crime network.

Job Description

Oxygen, NBC’s true crime network, is looking for an full-time digital editor for a one-year contract position to handle assigning and editing breaking crime news as well as lighthearted crime features — and things in between. We’re looking for someone with keen news judgment who can write killer headlines, juggle several things at once, and suss out original stories while using analytics and an understanding of SEO to plan coverage. Experience covering or editing crime stories essential as is an understanding of the legal system.

Solid reporting, copy-editing, and fact-checking skills are crucial to this position. Experience and interest in true crime content is highly desired – as is having a grasp on how to navigate legal risks like defamation. Proficiency in web publishing skills (HMTL, CMS environments, Photoshop) is a must. Candidates must be metrics and performance-focused, organized, and detail-oriented under deadline pressure.

To Apply

Submit resume and cover letter to Gina Pace (