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Two Assistant News Editors required for a leading London-based online news provider to deliver expert editorial judgement and an eye for story selection. A reputable brand within the news space, this company is looking for a highly experienced and knowledgeable Assistant News Editor to ensure that news production and article gathering is managed efficiently.

Essential Skills

  • Previous experience working in a fast-paced news environment
  • Proven track record of hitting tight deadlines in a demanding setting
  • Understanding of breaking news and delivery in a 24-hour online news setting
  • Strong experience leading a team
  • Exposure to page editing and providing editorial direction

About the role

As the Assistant News Editor, you will be managing a team of 3-4 reporters where you will be providing direction on the news output. You will be responsible for preparing the news output for that day for the reporters, where you will be expected to direct the reports on the editorial angle and overall vision for the news story. You will also be analyzing trends to keep up-to-date and focused on what the consumer wants to see. An excellent opportunity for a dedicated professional with a passion for working in a fast-paced environment covering home news.

About the company

A leading online news provider based in London with an excellent reputation for their output and company culture. Rewarding every employee generously, this company is a top competitor within their industry.

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Katie Collier

CopyCat & Editorial Consultant
kc@redcat-digital.com