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Vox Media is media company combining content, tech & distribution.
Media, Full Time    New York City    Posted: Wednesday, February 06, 2019
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Vox Media employees thrive on innovation & change while ambitiously seeking to master their subject areas, hone their craft, & improve their communities. We help smart, talented, creative professionals make a meaningful impact in media, technology & the world around them. Vox Medias networks & businesses include SB Nation, Eater, The Verge, Vox, Curbed, Recode & Code Conferences, Polygon, Concert, Chorus, Vox Creative, Vox Entertainment, & the Vox Media Podcast Network.

News is the beating heart of The Verge, & were looking for a talented News Editor to keep it running. As News Editor, you will join a team of reporters & editors who race to publish the sharpest angles & best analysis on the essential tech news of the day. Our News Editors stand on the front line of The Verges editorial operation, keeping our savvy audience informed & delighted.

Candidates should have a fierce passion for consumer technology news; you should feel a constant need to know whats happening in the world of platforms & gadgets, & a desire to deliver the best story before anyone else. Were looking for someone whos excited to watch news feeds, vet stories, deliver sharp headlines & angles, & assign hits. Working with our Senior News Editor, you will be responsible for steering a fast-paced newsroom & making quick decisions about coverage.

Ideal candidates will come with substantial experience in editing short-form news stories. The ability to identify & write a great lede is a must. When youre not running news feeds, youll also be responsible for writing news stories.

What you'll do:

  • Gather stories from news feeds & spotting breaking news
  • Run our newsroom, including managing story vets, identifying angles, & assigning stories
  • Edit news stories from both seasoned reporters & junior writers
  • Write news

What you'll bring:

  • 3+ years of journalism experience, particularly on fast-twitch breaking stories
  • Prior experience as a News Editor is highly desired
  • The ability to transform complex ideas into interesting & understandable stories, with an eye toward the audiences interests & needs
  • An ability to connect the dots taking a technology or culture story from something abstract to something tangible
  • A love for breaking news

Passion for The Verges core coverage areas of technology & science

About working at Vox Media: This is a permanent, full-time position with excellent benefitsincluding flexible hours & generous parental leave. Vox Media strives to provide comprehensive healthcare options for our employees & to ensure that our healthcare & other benefits are LGBTQ-inclusive. You'll be joining a group of focused, hard-working, creative people who are passionate about doing work that's challenging & funand who strive to maintain a healthy work/life balance.

Vox Media is committed to building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds & everyone is encouraged to apply. Vox Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer & does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, age, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state, or local law.

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