Job opening at City A.M.: Breaking news editor (maternity leave cover)

City A.M. is looking for a breaking news editor (maternity leave cover).

  • The successful candidate will:
  • Have a strong news sense, be able to work fast under pressure and edit/direct a team of reporters
  • Identify stories as they emerge
  • Be on top of all breaking news platforms, able to stand up relevant stories quickly and get them out to readers ahead of competitors
  • Track developing and ongoing stories
  • Ensure high quality of content under tight deadlines
  • Coordinate with the digital editor on stories and resources throughout the day
  • Work 7am-4pm to cover early morning corporate news
  • Manage the daily mid-morning newsletter, selecting the key stories for City A.M's audience, and pull together a wide range of content for the 10:30am send
  • Manage our online contributors section Expert Voices, commissioning fast-turnaround reaction pieces to stories as they break

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