Staff writer/Weekend editor

TheWeek.com is looking for a voracious writer with exceptional news judgment to join its fast-growing, award-winning site.

This staff writer will work Saturday through Wednesday. On weekdays, this person will be a core part of our breaking news team -- contributing throughout the day to our "Speed Reads" and "Briefings" sections. On the weekend, this person will run all of our news coverage, including our homepage and newsletters.

This individual should be a confident, highly organized news junkie who can write clean, engaging, concise copy with little editing -- and someone who can work successfully in the fast-paced environment of a breaking news-and-opinion website. Versatility, creativity, and wit are critical, as are a passion for the news and a great attitude.

This is an excellent opportunity for a creative self-starter eager to join one of the sharpest and hardest-working teams in our industry.

Staff Reporter

Gizmodo is looking for a driven Staff Reporter to join our fast-paced newsroom. This position will focus on breaking news stories across multiple desks, including tech news, consumer tech, science and climate. The ideal candidate for this position learns quickly on their feet, writes fast, clean copy, and is comfortable covering a wide variety of news topics central to Gizmodo’s mission. You can write with authority about the launch of a new Instagram feature, the spread of wildfires in California, or the introduction of technology-focused legislation in Congress. You can expertly parse press releases and PR statements with a critical eye, identify local news stories of interest to Gizmodo’s broad audience, and have impeccable fact-checking skills. In short, you have an innate sense of what makes a great story for Gizmodo and the ability to hit the news quickly, with confidence and voice.

Newsletter Writer

Apply for this role here: https://airtable.com/shrXd80tYpua448TC

Deadline to apply: Sep. 30, 2021

The role

For the past three years, Early Arrival has been a steady presence in New York’s immigration community, providing local, national and federal news about the biggest stories of the week. We are expanding on this work and want to re-envision our newsletter taking an audience-based approach to foster dialogue with our readership. You will directly engage with the newsletter audience and research their behavior and needs, through interviews and surveys, to better understand how our newsletter can best serve them. Using this information, you will work with the Documented team to design a new format for Early Arrival, and will begin sending and fine tuning as time goes on, establishing an original voice for the newsletter.

We want the newsletter to be a lively space where our audience learns about new ideas and perspectives on the issues they know well. Your work will include interviews, dissecting news items, and fresh reporting on timely subjects. In addition, the newsletter will continue to host aggregation on immigration news from around the country.

The ideal candidate must be enthusiastic about building and growing close relationships with our audience, which is mainly comprised of immigrants, immigration lawyers, academics, city, state and federal government employees and people generally interested in immigration issues. You must be able to follow the news, research and write quickly and have a good sense of standards around fairness and writing fact-based responses to news. Think of the newsletter as a column where you’ll be able to build a voice as an immigration authority with a highly experienced and knowledgeable audience.

We are dedicated to improving our newsroom, by working with people with backgrounds that reflect the population of New York City. We are committed to diversity and building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds and ages. We encourage members of traditionally underrepresented communities to apply, including women, people of color, LGBTQ people and people with disabilities.

Job duties:

Writing Documented’s newsletters (currently 3x per week but this may change)
Reporting
Aggregation
Thoughtful, original writing

Owning newsletters’ vision, strategy and engagement with users.

Collaborating with stakeholders in other departments (development, audience, reporters, business & operations)

Conducting and analyzing user research

Producing reports on newsletter analytics (open rate, list size etc.)

Staying on top of immigration-related news and developments

Staying on top of digital news products, with a focus on email newsletters

Coming up with, designing and executing experiments and tests for newsletters.

Job requirements:

Experience in journalism

Writing experience

Experience or interest in actively building and engaging with newsletter audiences

Experience or interest in utilizing a conversational writing style

User/community-oriented

Deadline and detail-oriented

Preferred qualities:

Experience with working with newsletters, emails, and email service providers

HTML skills

Immigration knowledge

Knowledge of New York and federal immigration system

Experience or interest in product design, Human Centered-design, audience research.

Compensation and Benefits

The salary for this role is $75,000. Health and dental benefits and four weeks of paid time off are provided. Eventually, we hope to be able to return to our office full-time, but as of now, the position will be largely remote. We highly value lived experiences in the issues we cover as a news organization. We also understand the difficult work realities due to the pandemic and are open to accommodating people with different work requirements.

Apply for this role here: https://airtable.com/shrXd80tYpua448TC
Deadline to apply: Sep. 30, 2021

Morning Executive Producer

Job ID: 4761. This is a full-time job requiring someone who has had professional experience as a very organized, creative and inspiring Newscast Producer who possesses outstanding leadership skills!

WCIV ABC News 4 in Charleston, South Carolina has an immediate opening for Morning Executive Producer to oversee 4.5 hours of news content for overall fairness, balance and accuracy. The ideal candidate will produce daily newscasts and oversee production of newscasts and special programming. You will work closely with producers and reporters on daily selection and coverage. As a newsroom leader, the expectation is that the AM Executive Producer will lead by example.

Some additional responsibilities of our Executive Producer will include

Oversee daily newscasts to ensure we are serving our local communities by sharing relevant information to alert, protect and empower our audiences
Supervise producers and reporters, as well as, review scripts and provide feedback to encourage powerful storytelling
Manage news room and handle breaking news situations to empower and grow our audiences
Collaborate with News Directors and other station managers to create special segments
Planning and overseeing continuity into upcoming newscasts

What skills do you need to be successful in our role?

Proven track record of creating compelling and engaging stories across multiple platforms
Ability to preform well under pressure, experience managing breaking news and meeting strict deadlines
Ability to identify problems and provide solutions
A strong commitment to journalistic standards and ethics
Extraordinary people skills with an emphasis on coaching and motivating
Strong understanding of how to drive digital traffic
Minimum of 5 years producing in a television news environment or equivalent
A college degree in Journalism or a related field is preferred
Strong writing skills and a proven track record for getting results on initiatives

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

Junior health/science editor

Our F360 division is looking for a junior science/health editor. The position will work with a wide range of small, award-winning publications, calling for a range of skills:

• beat reporting on hospitals and health
• technical, long-form content for physician audiences
• assigning and editing long-form science journalism
• engaging health stories for the general public
• multi-media (video, podcast, AR/VR)
• strategy ideation

Experience with journal-level literature and beat reporting a plus. Some writing is involved, and clips are welcomed.

Community Manager

Online community engagement provides unique opportunities to develop a deeper understanding of our community’s needs. We are looking for a Community Manager who can blend real and virtual worlds and increase our engagement with multiple audiences based on a deep understanding of our core competencies and where we can provide value.

Responsibilities

-Assess the needs of our communities and ensure content reflects these priorities
-Overall champion for the community and able to evangelize the community
-Drive strategy to scale and grow communities
own community engagement across relevant online platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, Tik Tok, Snapchat
-Create and drive program rewarding community engagement
participate in online conversation where you see fit such as on Twitter and Facebook
-Coordinate IRL events such as forums, tabling, food tours or discussions around books and film (as examples)
-Collaborate with cross-functional teams to help identify the pulse on the community around critical issues
-Create assets for the community in the form that optimizes consumption, perhaps blog posts and videos, maybe phone calls or podcasts.
-Create and run virtual/in-person events targeting the community
-Help Epicenter-NYC be an industry model how communities are run and grown and mutually reflected and respected

About You/Qualifications

-You welcome community discussions and different points of view
-Previous experience participating and organizing a community, doesn't necessarily have to be in the media industry
-Not afraid to experiment and try old and new tactics building and engaging the community
-Ability to make compelling content in written/video formats for the community
-Success in community management
-Excellent oral and written communication

Staff Writer - Fierce Biotech

Fierce Biotech is seeking a sharp and eager journalist to join our expanding team.

We are looking for a reporter to deliver regular scoops and a steady flow of features that put the news in context for our readers. This beat focuses on biotech companies from startups to multibillion-dollar enterprises—the venture capital they raise and IPOs they pull off; the science they advance and the drugs they develop.

The ideal candidate excels not only at building sources and breaking news, but at digging into the why and how behind the daily stories. Our readers are savvy and well-informed, and they look to us for perspective and insights they cannot get elsewhere.

This person will also have a strong commitment to editorial quality and ethics, a passion for diving deep into the subjects they cover, and the desire to have a little fun with what they do.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Write daily news stories and longer-form stories.
Develop the beat and a range of sources at companies and regulatory agencies and among industry experts and analysts.
Mine government databases, court documents, securities filings and other public sources for hidden stories.
Brainstorm and bring to life features that help Fierce Biotech interact with and engage our dedicated community of readers
Contribute to our podcasts and video reporting
Monitor social media and news sites for breaking stories, and post and interact on those platforms.
Cover key medical meetings and industry conferences

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

Minimum 2 years experience in a newsroom, preferably covering healthcare, but other business reporting experience also works.
Degree in journalism, communications, English or another writing-intensive major, or industry-relevant field such as business or pre-med
Strong writing skills and knowledge of AP style
Competitive spirit and desire to scoop the competition
Most importantly, a positive attitude, “Fierce” work ethic, and desire to work on a winning team of journalists who pride themselves on delivering business news in a fresh, relatable way
Come join our talented group of writers and editors who enjoy our work—and working together. We believe we’re fielding the best team we’ve ever had, and we want you to be a part of it.

To apply, submit your résumé, cover letter and five published clips, including features and deadline news to editor in chief Tracy Staton (tstaton@questex.com).

Staff Writer - Fierce Healthcare

Fierce Healthcare is seeking a sharp and eager journalist to join our expanding team.

We’re looking for a reporter to deliver regular scoops and a steady flow of features that put the news in context for our readers. This beat focuses on healthcare providers, from major hospital chains to emerging players on the scene, such as Amazon.

Our ideal candidate wants to own the healthcare beat. They excel not only at building sources and breaking news, but at digging into the why and how behind the daily stories. Our readers are savvy and well-informed, and they look to us for perspective and insights they can’t get elsewhere.

This person will also have a strong commitment to editorial quality and ethics, a passion for diving deep into the subjects they cover, and the desire to have a little fun with what they do.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Write daily news stories and longer-form stories.
Develop the beat and a range of sources at companies and regulatory agencies and among industry experts and analysts.
Mine government databases, court documents, securities filings and other public sources for hidden stories.
Brainstorm and bring to life features that help Fierce Healthcare interact with and engage our dedicated community of readers
Contribute to our podcasts and video reporting
Monitor social media and news sites for breaking stories, and post and interact on those platforms.
Cover key medical meetings and industry conferences

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

Minimum 2 years experience in a newsroom, preferably covering healthcare, but other business reporting experience also works.
Degree in journalism, communications, English or another writing-intensive major, or industry-relevant field such as business or pre-med
Strong writing skills and knowledge of AP style
Competitive spirit and desire to scoop the competition
Most importantly, a positive attitude, “Fierce” work ethic and desire to work on a winning team of journalists who pride themselves on delivering business news in a fresh, relatable way
Come join our talented group of writers and editors who enjoy our work—and working together. We believe we’re fielding the best team we’ve ever had, and we want you to be a part of it.

To apply, submit your résumé, cover letter and five published clips, including features and deadline news to editor in chief Tracy Staton (tstaton@questex.com).

Audience Engagement Editor

The New York Daily News seeks a skilled, flexible, dynamic and can-do Audience Development, Content Editor to join its audience team to help drive growth across several growth platforms.

This editor will be a key component on critical jobs for the team, helping to run the Daily News homepage, social media accounts, multiplatform news alerts, analytics, email newsletters, CMS / site / platform and technical troubleshooting, newsroom digital best practice implementation, special section, promotion and other channel work critical to audience development.

Some early mornings or late nights, weekend and holiday shifts will be required. Preferences will be considered. Flexible availability as needed at times is helpful.

The Editor will learn and grow his/her digital strategy skills and acumen, as well as contribute to business decisions and insights for Daily News growth platforms.

The job will also involve working on strategic growth initiatives, and training others in the newsroom. As a member of the Daily News audience development team, you will learn growth strategies, tools and products at a historic print and digital brand, and across Tribune Publishing.

The ideal candidate will be creative, collaborative, detail-oriented and comfortable working in a fast-paced newsroom. You will also be reliable, working on a small team covering vast shifts, digitally savvy, and flexible.

Responsibilities:
Execute quick news judgment, skilled technical, strategic writing skills for breaking and featured news
Enforce strong copy and content editing skills in AP, Daily News style, best practices for headlines
Edit the Daily News homepage: Which content will be placed and how that content will be promoted
Post high volume of stories, galleries and other news content on social media and all digital platforms
Craft high-conversion newsletters and breaking news alerts
Assist in development audience development strategy: social, digital, platform, search and content
Work some nights, weekend and holiday shifts as needed

Qualifications:
At least 2 years of experience with news and digital publishing
Extensive headline-writing experience for all platforms
Experience programming a news site homepage and social media accounts.
Social media savvy with demonstrated experience, especially with Facebook and Twitter. A plus if proficient or insightful on Reddit, LinkedIn, Instagram, Pinterest, TikTok strategy.
Experience and interest with additional audience development strategies.
Considerable experience with analytics tools and social media metrics.
Reporting or editing experience, solid news judgement in both the local and national sphere.
Knowledge of web tools, CMS systems and technical platforms. Ability to troubleshoot a plus.
Knowledge of a broad base of news topics, including New York news. Tabloid experience or understanding a plus.

Web Producer and Social Media Editor

Questex is seeking a web producer and social media editor for our rapidly expanding Life Sciences and Healthcare group, which publishes Fierce Biotech, Fierce Pharma and Fierce Healthcare. The ideal candidate is a sharp and eager journalist and data hound ready to polish our web presence and increase our social media engagement.

This person will have a commitment to editorial quality, a passion for social media and a proclivity for massaging data—and the desire to have a little fun with what they do.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Work with editor in chief and senior editors across the group on website strategy, style, and processes.
Search out compelling images to upgrade our image library. Optimize new images for SEO.
Help roll out a new look for our websites. Monitor, improve and update home pages, section fronts and article pages with new images and updated mix of stories and media.
Analyze our social media presence and work with fellow editors to develop a comprehensive social strategy. Lead efforts to execute that strategy. Manage Twitter and LinkedIn feeds and track analytics. Develop regular Twitter chats.
Develop and produce reports to track subject line performance, story traffic and reader mix.
Maintain catalog of keywords and topics.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

Degree in journalism, communications, English or another writing-intensive major, preferably with graphics training, or marketing and data analytics background.
Experience developing charts, graphs and other data visualizations.
Strong writing and analytical skills and knowledge of AP style
Good organizational skills and the ability to oversee projects from conception to delivery.
Professional social media and SEO experience a plus.
HTML and Google Analytics skills are also pluses.