CBS Corporation News Editor - CBS News.com in New York, New York

News Editor - CBS News.com

REF#: 27108

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Interactive

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE:

JOB LOCATION: New York, NY

ABOUT US:

CBS Interactive is a premier online content network for information and online operations of CBS Corporation as well as some of the top native digital brands in the industry. Our websites dive deep into the things that people care about: business, entertainment, games, news, sports and technology. With more than 290 million unique visitors each month, CBS Interactive is a global top 10 web property and one of the largest premium content networks.

DESCRIPTION:

Selecting and writing stories based off of network reporting, wire services or their own individual reporting; headline writing; editing content from other members of the team, including stories and video captions; ensuring that stories on the site feature related content, such as videos and photo galleries; sending mobile alerts and/or breaking news emails; managing the homepage at times.

Candidates must be self-motivated, creative, have impeccable news judgment, good with deadlines and dedicated to detail.

Familiarity with best SEO and social media practices is a must.

Ability to work both unsupervised and within a team, as well as to multi-task, is critical.

Job requires scheduling flexibility, including late nights and weekends.

Minimum five years experience required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

BA or equivalent in Journalism/Communications

Five years minimum news editorial experience

Must successfully pass a background check

Preferred:

Familiarity with news CMS and newsroom systems, wire feeds and best practices in social media newsgathering

In addition, CBS will be guided by applicable federal, state and local laws when considering for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories.

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled