Digital Content Editor, Weekend
NPR is seeking an experienced multi-platform editor to help shape and execute our weekend digital coverage plans. This editor will work with the Digital News team, NPR managers and others across the newsroom to help determine coverage priorities, assign, and edit stories. The ideal candidate is a passionate storyteller who will liaison with our radio shows to deliver compelling digital stories related to host trips, series and newsmaker interviews. We are looking for a digital journalist who is adept at editing breaking news, timely features and the occasional long-read. They will also occasionally report and write stories. This position is part of a core group tasked with understanding, engaging and growing NPR’s digital audiences. The editor will curate the best of NPR’s content offerings for promotion on, Facebook, Twitter and the breaking news alert system – selecting stories, audio, photos and other visual elements for optimal presentation and engagement. This position requires a 40-hour week that includes Saturdays and Sundays and may span early mornings, evenings, overnights and/or some holidays.
17 June 2020