Al Jazeera English Online is looking for a self-motivated, experienced Business Editor to join its new business and economics vertical, AJ Impact. This pivotal, London-based role requires excellent editorial judgment, a collaborative attitude and a passion for fact-based, unbiased storytelling that advances financial and economic literacy.
You have a global mindset, exceptional writing and editing skills, a thorough command of business news and geopolitics and a proven track record distilling tough concepts into compelling narratives for general audiences.
Multi-format storytelling experience spanning text, audio and video is a plus.
Responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following:
Execute online content strategy set by senior editor.
Oversee business and economics coverage for geographic zone of responsibility (Europe and MENA).
Write and publish breaking news and analysis stories.
Curate and publish stories from content partners.
Assign, manage and edit stories written by freelancers.
Develop freelance contributors.
Ensure all stories meet the highest standards of storytelling, clarity, accuracy, quality, fairness and balance while avoiding libel, defamation and use infringement issues.
Ensure all stories comply with Al Jazeera policies, procedures and stylebook.
Harness data, research and enterprise reporting to identify emerging trends.
Enforce best practices in determining story selection and rendering headlines and abstracts in ways that serve the public interest, advance Al Jazeera’s mission and values, and optimize the exposure stories receive through search engines and social media platforms.
Collaborate with podcast, video and social platforms teams.
Deliver live and live-to-tape analysis for podcasts and TV.
Special Projects as assigned.
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