Monday, June 28, 2010

Writers/Editors - NewsCore, DowJones, London, New York and Asia

Writers/Editors - NewsCore, DowJones, London, New York and Asia

NewsCore is seeking writer/editors to work on our news desks at bureaus
in London, New York and Asia. Candidates will have solid news judgment,
solid writing skills and the ability to confidently process large
amounts of information in a breaking news environment. The position
requires considerable self-motivation and the ability to communicate
effectively with both staff, senior editors, bureau chiefs and
stakeholders. Candidates must have a deep understanding of current
events, multi-media mindset, and passion for new communication
technologies and their applications. The right candidate will be
forward thinking, understand how a story develops and needs to be
updated, and possess an innate ability to satisfy the moving target of
consumer demands across cultures.

Specific responsibilities:
•write and/or edit news items on extremely tight deadlines
•monitor multiple sources of news simultaneously
•manipulate both the appearance and substance of content within a
content management system

•Proven experience in daily breaking news environment, preferably for
nationally recognized news outlet
•Demonstrated editing, writing and news judgment skills
•Excellent knowledge of current events and relevant history
•Flexibility to work different shifts to cover 24-hour new cycle
•Motivated, self-starter who is able to work independently as well as in
a team environment.
•Ability to multi-task and prioritize
•Fluency in a language relevant to the region (in addition to English)

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