News Editor

Location: Pyrmont, New South Wales
Contract Type: Permanent
Specialisation: Technology & Digital
Salary: Negotiable
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This leading commercial television network is on the search for an experienced News Editor to join their brilliant team of high performing, digital-savvy journalists.

Key Responsibilities:

  • The Afternoon news editor will work alongside the morning news editor and will support the overall editorial strategy
  • Oversee the planning, sourcing, allocating and editing of news content
  • Managing and Mentoring younger journalists
  • Editing copy, assigning and driving coverage of stories from around the world with unique angles and strong headlines
  • Monitoring news platforms
  • Work closely with other stakeholders/teams
  • Collaborate with Senior Editors across News, Sport, Entertainment, Lifestyle, Social and Video
  • Maximise network content, sharing and re-purposing where appropriate

About you:

  • 3-6 years of experience working in a digital newsroom
  • proven leadership/people management,ent experience
  • Self-starting, Digital minded individual with a go-getter and can-do attitude
  • Experienced in making quick-fire decisions, particularly with breaking news
  • Proven ability to develop compelling coverage plans with hih engagement
  • Passionate about all things news and digital
  • Excellent time management skills working to a tight deadline and under pressure
  • Excellent stakeholder engagement
  • This is a unique opportunity to work within a dynamic network organisation, where you can expect a fantastic culture, collaborative team and supportive environment. This role is ideally suited to someone who is hungry and driven and ready to advance their career and take a step up.