The Huffington Post Is Hiring A News Editor, Entertainment

Location: New York City

Position Type: Full Time

About the Role:

The Huffington Post is seeking a news editor to handle line and copy editing in our Entertainment department, which includes content that ranges from celebrity news to sports. The ideal candidate will be an excellent writer and editor with prior experience in the digital realm, who can keep calm in breaking news situations and just as easily handle heavily researched features. The editor should be a thorough and experienced fact checker and be confident hitting “publish.” A successful candidate will have a wide knowledge base, be a quick study, hold high editorial standards and have a firm grasp of AP style and grammar.

Requirements for Success:

* Have at least two years of editing experience

* Be passionate and knowledgeable about entertainment, culture and sports

* Have a BA in English or Journalism

* Be familiar with web writing, SEO and AP Style

* Have an eye for packaging and multimedia opportunities

* Posses superior communication skills

* Strong or unique social media presence a plus

* Sense of humor also a plus!

Interested? Email a resume and cover letter to [email protected] with “Entertainment News Editor” in the subject line.

Huffington Post Media Group is an AOL company. AOL is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other classification prescribed by applicable law.

About HuffPost:

The Huffington Post is a Pulitzer Prize-winning source of breaking news, commentary, entertainment, features and lifestyle content, as well as a platform for a highly engaged community of opinion and conversation. With nearly 130 million unique visitors each month (comScore), it is the largest news site in the US. The site has more than 85,000 bloggers — from politicians, students and celebrities to academics, parents and policy experts — who contribute in real time on the subjects about which they are most passionate. HuffPost is a global publication, with editions in the UK, Canada, France, Spain, Italy, Japan, Maghreb, Germany, Brazil, South Korea, Greece and India and more on the way, including Australia.
Source: Huff Post

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