New York, USA: News Editor - ABC News

Job Vacancy: 
News Editor - ABC News 

New York, USA

Job Summary:
ABC News is seeking a full-time News Editor to join our growing Digital team.

The person in this role will be the lead news editor for ABC News Digital during the morning hours through mid-afternoon. In addition to line editing responsibilities, this news editor will also be responsible for responding to stories that develop during the shift and writing breaking lines.

Although a key part of the role is managing text stories, the person in this role is also responsible for coordinating other key editorial elements and liaising with the wider newsgathering operation as well as broadcast units and audience development teams. She or he will handle alerting key editorial team members to breaking news.

The ideal candidate is someone who has experience handling or leading breaking news coverage, is a self-starter and does well under pressure. The candidate should also have experience dealing with teams for legal review and for news standards and practices.

The role is based in New York City, and the hours are generally from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday. However, she/he may occasionally be required to work different hours and occasional weekend days to fill staffing gaps.

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