The Senior Editor will organize and edit Entertainment Weekly’s Print movies section and movies features, delivering an engaging mix of entertainment news and access.here.
The position requires excellent editorial judgement, organizational, managerial, and communications skills, a good eye for photo and design, all in an extremely fast-paced environment. When not working on print and digital movies stories, the staff editor will also contribute feature reporting, writing and editing in entertainment verticals, across print and digital. A passion for pop culture, strong writing and reporting skills, contacts in the entertainment industry and the ability to manage direct reports and work well with various teams are required.
Accountabilities, Actions and Expected Measurable Results
Create and edit an engaging mix of content for Entertainment Weekly’s movies section
Work smoothly with reporters, writers, and the art and design teams
Feature reporting, writing and editing: deliver great entertainment access stories and news for the magazine’s feature well
Write and edit digital content
III. Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements | All must be met to be considered.
B.A. or equivalent experience
5-7 years in entertainment journalism, writing or editing experience, and 1+ years of managerial experience
Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Excellent writing and editing skills
Excellent organizational skills, ability to oversee many, constantly changing elements during a magazine close
A good eye for photos and design, ability to work smoothly with photo and design editors
Strong creativity and a sense of humor
A deep passion for pop culture
Solid contacts in the entertainment industry to help deliver access stories and report on breaking news
Ability to work well in a team amid a very fast-paced environment