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London, UK: General Editor - ESPN




Job Vacancy: General Editor - ESPN

Location: London, UK

Job Summary:
The General Editor for ESPN’s International Digital Editions is an experienced digital media editor who oversees both written and video content for ESPN’s digital presence. The editor will closely work with ESPN’s digital content teams to bring ESPN’s content, including text and video, to all of ESPN digital platforms, utilising metrics, editorial & strategic intuition, and real-time and long-term audience engagement trends to make smart decisions on programming, distribution and content creation.

The position will curate content for the homepages for ESPN’s international editions, including ESPN UK, ESPN Africa, ESPN Singapore, ESPN Philippines, and ESPN Australia, edit original content and review content for quality control purposes. The role also ensures all content meets established ESPN journalistic standards and brand guidelines. This position is a hands-on position, working with content (text, video, audio and social media) produced by a variety of ESPN content teams.

The editor is expected to display outstanding news judgement, skilled storytelling ability, thorough knowledge of digital practices (including SEO, social platforms and content sharing), and a strong knowledge of journalistic principals and methods.

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