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New York, USA: Senior Weekend News Editor, Newsgathering - CNN

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Senior Weekend News Editor, Newsgathering - CNN

New York, USA

CNN New York is looking for an experienced journalist with strong newsgathering abilities and leadership skills. The Senior Weekend News Editor should be a collaborative, team player who can clearly and succinctly distill news and disseminate information across various news platforms. Hours for this position will include working Saturday and Sunday.

The Senior Weekend News Editor is primarily responsible for managing the weekend assignment desk in New York while driving editorial and coverage plans for all platforms.

The editor will determine newsgathering pursuits and support reporter and producer teams with appropriate resources.

You will lead the team to meet editorial goals and deadlines, continually focused on advancing newsgathering.

As a leader on our assignment desk, the editor should be able to distinguish stories that meet CNN's journalistic standards and newsgather via traditional methods as well as social media, guiding the story through from conception to completion.

In this role, coordinating with leadership across beats and bureaus as well as programming teams in real time is key.

The editor will be tasked with running point on stories and be responsible for keeping teams abreast of developments

As a seasoned writer, this news editor staffer can create content for both internal consumption and external publishing on all CNN platforms

This includes field assignments and being our eyes on ears on the ground covering breaking news or planned events such as court cases, protests or news conferences

Develops and maintains own sources

As part of a team of managers, this editor will oversee a limited number of staff.

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