The Online Editor oversees aspects of website input and output, directing editorial meetings, providing feedback to producers on content and checking all potential stories for accuracy and editorial standards.
The position leads a team of digital producers and reporters that commission and create original content (print and video) for the website and social platform consumption.
Position Type: Temporary Freelance
Key Responsibilities and Accountability:
Provide editorial and strategic direction to the Digital News gathering teams
Strategize across digital teams to ensure that Planning, Engagement, and Audience Development departments are leveraging the original content being produced for news
Decide upon and finalize production schedules and projects for news
Manage the freelance story selection and commissioning process for news
Revise and finalize all relevant scripts for news
Final publishing rights on the website for news
Review content performance
Ensure editorial, engagement, and creative standards
Champion field safety and ethical reporting practices
Engage with audience on social media in a professional manner while following network guidelines
Lead conversations around editorial and creative ideas in meetings and discussions.
Assess new information and react quickly to editorial developments
Carry out duties in line with Al Jazeera’s editorial guidelines and ethics.
Job Requirements / Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree in Media/Journalism or related field.
Minimum 7 years of professional experience in reputable international newsroom.
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