Editorial Assistant, Food

Posted On: April 28, 2021

Journalism Job

Media Organization: People Magazine / People.com

Company Description

We are Meredith Corporation, a publicly held media and marketing services company founded upon serving our customers and committed to building value for our shareholders. We are on the pulse of pop culture, entertainment, food, fashion and lifestyle, news, business and finance, and sports.

Meredith Corporation has been committed to service journalism for more than 115 years. Today, Meredith uses multiple distribution platforms — including broadcast television, print, digital, mobile and video — to provide consumers with content they desire and to deliver the messages of its advertising and marketing partners.

Meredith's National Media Group reaches 175 million unduplicated American consumers every month, including 80 percent of U.S. Millennial women. Meredith is a leader in creating content across media platforms and life stages in key consumer interest areas such as entertainment, food, lifestyle, home, parenting, beauty and fashion. Meredith also features robust brand licensing activities including more than 3,000 SKUs of branded products at 4,000 Walmart stores across the U.S. and at walmart.com, and The Foundry, the company's state-of-the-art creative lab and content studio.

Meredith's Local Media Group includes 17 television stations reaching more than 11 percent of U.S. households. Meredith's portfolio is concentrated in large, fast-growing markets, with seven stations in the nation's Top 25 and 13 in Top 50 markets. Meredith's stations produce more than 700 hours of local news and entertainment content each week, and operate leading local digital destinations.

Our employees are Meredith Corporation’s most important resource. We are always on the lookout for bright, creative talent to be part of the Meredith team. At Meredith, we favor an entrepreneurial spirit and reward excellence and achievement.

Job Description

The editorial assistant for the food department is responsible for pitching, writing and reporting news, features and recipe stories across PEOPLE’s various platforms, most notably for the weekly magazine and People.com. The ideal candidate is a creative, organized, self-starting team player who thrives in a fast-paced environment, has excellent writing and reporting skills, has an understanding of the PEOPLE voice and a knack for storytelling, has superior entertainment news judgment, and can juggle multiple assignments and deadlines. An interest in food, cooking, restaurants and travel is also a must, and a knowledge of chefs and lifestyle celebrities is a plus. A Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, English or related field, or equivalent editorial experience is required; a culinary school background is not.

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