The New York Times

Title
Assistant Editor
Details
The Metro desk of The New York Times is looking for an assistant editor to help shape its daily coverage by overseeing the work of a team of reporters. This editor would play a key role in selecting, assigning and editing breaking news stories, features and mid-range enterprise, as well as overseeing lines of coverage of ongoing stories relevant to their team. Candidates should possess a combination of traditional editing skills, an openness to trying new story-telling approaches, the metabolism to run breaking news coverage and the focus to deliver slow-developing enterprise. Responsibilities would include: Managing a team of reporters. Overseeing Live coverage of major breaking news events on their reporters' beats. Collaborating with photo, data, graphics and audio journalists to deliver high-impact digital stories. Generating ideas for news and enterprise, not just for their reporters but for the desk as a whole. This is an excluded position. 
Created
29 December 2021