- Norwalk, CT
Hearst Connecticut Media Groupâ€™s team of journalists covers communities in Fairfield and New Haven Counties and beyond, serving readers across platforms, including our sites, newsletters, social media accounts and more for eight daily and 14 weekly newspapers.
Weâ€™re looking for an enterprising, audience-focused and collaborative business editor to lead HCMGâ€™s expanding business coverage at a time when weâ€™re growing digital subscriptions.
Our team of reporters covers all aspects of local business, including company news, economics, retail, real estate, utilities, jobs and consumer issues, with a sharp focus on how these areas affect the lives of our audience.
Duties and responsibilities:
Works collaboratively with other editors, reporters, photographers and audience team members to tell impactful stories across platforms that engage and retain local subscribers and other readers
Works with reporters to break news online and conceives and supervises the production of in-depth enterprise and investigative pieces
Demonstrates a comfort level with analyzing and interpreting metrics and uses them to inform coverage decisions in real-time and the long-term
Works with staff to effectively use social media and video to tell stories
Experience editing at a newspaper, news website or magazine
Bachelorâ€™s degree or equivalent in journalism, English, communications or related field preferred
Demonstrated success working in a deadline-driven environment
Highly organized and detail-oriented with a proven ability to effectively juggle multiple tasks
Ability to speak a second language like Spanish a plus
Valid driverâ€™s license and a working vehicle are required for this position
Send a cover letter, resume and clips for review.
HCMG is committed to growing and retaining a more diverse workforce that better reflects the communities we serve. We strongly encourage all people of working age, who are traditionally underrepresented in media to apply, including women, people of color, applicants with disabilities, those from the LGBTQ+ community and veterans.
Some great candidates may not check all the boxes for this role. If youâ€™re a passionate, dedicated worker who's interested in Hearst Connecticut Media Group but donâ€™t have all the skills listed here, please still reach out and tell us more about what you bring to the table.
This full-time job with benefits is based in Norwalk and is not eligible for remote candidates.
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