Hearst Connecticut

Weekly Reporter Editor
Hearst Connecticut Media Group’s journalists cover communities in Fairfield and New Haven Counties and beyond, serving readers across platforms, including our sites, app, newsletters, social media accounts and more for eight daily and 14 weekly newspapers. We’re looking for an enterprising, audience-focused and collaborative Weekly Reporter / Editor to join us at a time when the organization is growing digital subscriptions. 
- Works collaboratively with editors, other reporters, photographers and audience team members to tell impactful stories across platforms that engage and retain local subscribers and other readers
- Reports, writes and edits quickly and effectively to break news online and follows up by conceiving of and developing more in-depth enterprise pieces 
- Demonstrates a comfort level with analyzing and interpreting metrics and uses them to inform coverage decisions in real-time and the long-term
- Conceptualize and assign stories aimed at growing digital subscriptions, guiding staffers through the reporting process and editing their work with excellent command of grammar, usage and AP style
- Works with designers and photographers to produce pages for the weekly newspaper
6 July 2021