AM Weekend Digital Editor, CNN Politics

Company: Warner Media Group
Location: Washington, Washington DC, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 13.AUG.2021

Summary

The JobCNN seeks an AM Weekend Editor for the CNN Politics team. The successful candidate will play an essential role for the CNN Politics t...

Description

The JobCNN seeks an AM Weekend Editor for the CNN Politics team. The successful candidate will play an essential role for the CNN Politics team, which covers Washington and beyond, politics and elections for CNN's global digital audiences. The AM Weekend Editor is responsible for steering, assigning, and editing coverage on the CNN Politics digital desk. The AM Weekend Editor works across teams, including alerts, programming and social, to ensure our coverage is fast, accurate and editorially sound. We need someone who can juggle editing a few stories at a time, while shifting priorities as news changes.The DailyWork with a small team of reporters to manage weekend morning coverageEdit fast-moving and often breaking stories, create sharp headlinesReprioritize content as news evolvesKeep stakeholders and other editors informed as news developsWork with the digital Politics web team to approve social posts and offer second eyes on contentOccasionally write stories if needs demand itCommunicate clearly with the CNN Politics digital team on morning developments and handing off in an organized manner to the team's PM counterpartsThe Essentials4+ years experience in an editorial or reporter role at a traditional or digital native news organizationAbility to edit copy for clarity, accuracy, and news valueExcellent news judgmentClear communication skills and understanding of when to flag things for senior leadershipShow a high level of flexibility and the ability to juggle multiple tasks at once.Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environment making independent decisionsSound editorial and social judgment; excellent writing and visual communication skillsStrong copy-editing skills

 
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