Senior News and Culture Editor - Entertainment and Media Industry Opportunity


: $68,346.67 - $143,160.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Entertainment

Senior News and Culture Editor,
Hearst Magazines is looking for a Senior News and Culture Editor to join Marie Claire's digital team. In this vital role, this person would be responsible for pitching, writing and/or assigning, editing, and publishing a robust lineup that runs the gamut from quick news items to juicy celebrity interviews to culturally resonant features to exciting new franchises. This position reports to the Digital Director of, and works closely with all departments.

Were looking for someone who has a take on the latest celeb breakup and Trump's impeachment proceedings; who can rattle off the list of former Bachelors as easily as they can name former White House employees.

The Senior News and Culture Editor can write quickly and with intelligence and humor, has endless ideas both big and small, and has serious internet savvysomeone who lives online and knows what readers respond to and what they dont, and someone who cares about why.

Exceptional writing, editing, and brainstorming skills are essential, as are self-motivation and the ability to meet tight daily and weekly deadlines.

Pitch and write MarieClaire.coms celebrity and politics news
Pitch and either write or assign/edit longer-lead and second-day stories and bigger features
Conduct celebrity interviews
Edit freelance writers
Determine which TV shows, movies, and events MC should be obsessed with right now
Coordinate with fact-checking and legal teams to ascertain stories meet all standards
Be intimately familiar with analytics, and program content accordingly

Five + years creating content for a media property, preferably in digital
Three + years writing and editing entertainment content
Good judgment as to what works to drive audience and engagement
Excellent writing, editing, and brainstorming skills
Interest in womens media, celebrity, news, politics, and womens issues
Knowledge of SEO, Photoshop, and a CMS
Experience tracking real-time and long-term analytics
Bachelors degree

Note: For consideration, resumes must be submitted in .pdf format with a cover letter, salary requirements, and a link to a portfolio of work

Associated topics: cnbc, copywrite, edit, news, proofread, publishing, short story, story, syfy, vogue * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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