Location: Sydney, London, New York or San Francisco
Position Type: Full Time
About the Role:
The Huffington Post is looking for accurate, fast news editors to handle line- and copy-edits site-wide -- reviewing text, videos, graphics and social media content. The ideal candidate will be just as comfortable with breaking news as they are with an in-depth feature. This position will require editing a broad range of text and visual materials, so the editors should have a wide knowledge base and be a quick study. As the Huffington Post's final line of defense, this editor will have impeccable news judgement, high editorial standards, a strong sense for story structure and a firm grasp of grammar and AP style.
* Three or more years of copy editing experience
* A voracious media diet and a strong familiarity with national and international news
* Familiarity with web writing, SEO and AP style
* An ability to work independently and be comfortable doing so at a fast pace
* Superior communication skills
* Willingness to be based in either Sydney, London, New York or San Francisco
Interested? Email a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with "News Reporter" in the subject line.
Huffington Post Media Group is an AOL company. AOL is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other classification prescribed by applicable law.
The Huffington Post is a Pulitzer Prize-winning source of breaking news, commentary, entertainment, features and lifestyle content, as well as a platform for a highly engaged community of opinion and conversation. With nearly 130 million unique visitors each month (comScore), it is the largest news site in the US. The site has more than 85,000 bloggers -- from politicians, students and celebrities to academics, parents and policy experts -- who contribute in real time on the subjects about which they are most passionate. HuffPost is a global publication, with editions in the UK, Canada, France, Spain, Italy, Japan, Maghreb, Germany, Brazil, South Korea, Greece and India and more on the way, including Australia.
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