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Hearst Seattle Media, LLC
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1902711 Requisition #
Digital Editor
 

Would you like the opportunity to help define the future of the Seattle PI? Are you a journalist with great multimedia writing, editing, story ideation, and management skills?

 

The Seattle PI is looking for an energetic and versatile Editor to develop an overall vision that further differentiates the PI’s independent voice, while producing and editing top-quality work under the constant deadline pressure of today’s news business.

 
What will you do?
  • Brainstorm and fill a long lead editorial calendar with features content across a core set of verticals that you define. Think: local content with a national appeal.
  • Oversee a team of writers who will produce daily content, including breaking news, working 1-on-1 with them on story structure and sourcing.
  • Consistently and accurately edit stories using the Seattle PI style
  • Be able to enhance your content with SEO-friendly backend text, and engaging headlines, photos, and video.
  • Develop and manage different content distribution channels that maximize the value of each vertical, including social media, newsletters, and podcasts.

 What will it take to be successful?

  • 5-7 years of editorial management experience in digital media
  • The ability to think creatively in the framework of a newsroom
  • Solid organizational skills to ensure you can deliver against your plan
  • The ability to mold different personalities & styles into consistent vertical voices
  • Knowledge of simple analytics and how story performance is tied to content
  • An understanding of digital advertising and aligning business and editorial goals
About the Seattle PI:
 

Reaching over two million people a month, SeattlePI.com delivers news and perspectives about the changing face of Seattle. Seattlepi.com is part of Hearst Seattle Media, which is a division of The Hearst Corp., one of the world's larger diversified communications companies, with interests in newspaper, magazine, book and business publishing; television and radio broadcasting; cable network programming; newspaper features distribution; television production and distribution; and interactive media activities.

 
Join our Team!
 
 

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