Thursday, June 7, 2007

Job opp: Senior editor at Wired News

Here's one from Diane Curtis:

Senior Editor, Culture - Wired News (you have to sign in to view)

Senior Editor, Culture - Wired News
Publication or Company Condé Nast Publications
Industry Journalism / Printing / Publishing
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location San Francisco, CA USA

Job Requirements The Senior Editor, Culture for Wired News is a leader who can inspire and motivate a team of writers and junior editors to consistently produce world class journalism for a real time online news site. The Senior Editor sets the editorial agenda for his/her beat, recruits writers, maintains quality and discipline, assigns stories, establishes significant relationships with important members of the communities he/she covers and mentors junior staff. This position manages up to 5 full time staff and contract contributors, as well as several part time freelance writers. The Senior Editor is expected to consistently produce outstanding original work that deserves and gets the attention of the tech community at large, through frequent scoops, scoops of perception, news analysis and commentary. Additionally, this person is an expert in his/her area of coverage able to maintain a high profile in his/her respective beats by participating in industry events and making media appearances to promote Wired News whenever appropriate. Day to day, the Senior Editor, Culture is responsible for overseeing 3 sections on the site -- Culture, Entertainment and Gaming -- as well as the Underwire and Game|Life blogs.

The ideal candidate has a strong grasp of the "Wired" worldview, and expresses it through prescient blog posts, news reports, reviews, photo galleries, video clips, MP3s and Q&As. This candidate has a BA with a minimum of 5 years editing experience in a daily news environment. Familiarity with blogging and photo editing tools a plus.

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