Newsday, an award-winning news organization serving Long Island through its portfolio of print and digital products, has an opening for an Associate Managing Editor for Features to lead reporters and editors in producing top-notch local entertainment and lifestyle coverage.
This newsroom leader will coordinate and participate in the features editorial operations, including line editing, for topics including food, restaurants, home, travel and books.
This is an exciting opportunity to help shape the direction of features coverage, and to help drive reader engagement and innovation across digital, print and multi-media platforms. Key for Newsday is the development of content of all types for all platforms, our partnership with News 12 and new and niche products for our audience.
The successful candidate will combine strong newsroom leadership skills, sound news judgment and creative storytelling with the ability to collaborate across the organization in planning, creating, branding and marketing of our features content.
•Superior leadership skills
•Minimum 5-8 years managing a large staff of reporters and editors in a multimedia newsroom
•Track record of helping to bring new products, forms of content to market
•Demonstrated expertise in creating and editing content for all platforms.
•Demonstrated understanding of the importance of social media
•Strong news judgment and sense of what will resonate with our audience
•Please submit a cover letter, resume and samples or links of your work
Newsday has received 19 Pulitzer Prizes and other prestigious awards for outstanding journalism. The newspaper is read by 2 out of 3 Long Island adults each week, and ranks in the top 10 of U.S. newspapers for combined print and digital daily circulation. Newsday and its popular website, newsday.com are part of Newsday Media Group, which also includes amNewYork, the nation's most widely circulated free daily serving New York City; and Star Community Publishing, one of the Northeast's largest groups of weekly shopper publications.
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