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London, UK: News Editor - Channel 5 News




Job Vacancy: News Editor - Channel 5 News

Location: London, UK

Closing Date: 26th January 2020

Overview
The News Editor leads 5 News’ newsgathering operation on a daily basis and is a key role in the newsroom. The News Editor targets stories and initiates coverage, as well as controlling resources and managing teams. An understanding of the 5 News agenda is crucial as well as the ability to spot distinctive and exclusive content for on the day and long-term stories. An appreciation of the importance of social media and driving content online is a key part of the role. This is a leading newsroom role – the successful candidate will be a proven team leader with a track record of inspiring and developing young talent.


This is a full-time role involving half a day working from home on Sundays to oversee planning, and news editing in the newsroom three days each week. We will consider Part-time working for this role, however the Sunday planning work is a compulsory part of the role.

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