Entertainment Weekly is Looking For A New Movies Digital Editor

Entertainment Weekly is Looking For A New Movies Digital Editor

Entertainment Weekly is seeking a Digital Editor - Movies to join the EW.com team. The ideal candidate is a team player who has excellent writing, editing, and communication skills, as well as a deep love and knowledge of entertainment and current events, especially related to film and major film/TV awards. Learn more here.

This role will have an assigned shift with regular daily hours; however, some positions will require early morning, evening or weekend work as part of that ongoing assigned shift. The Digital Editor - Movies must also be willing to work occasional off-hours and weekends as necessary.

Essential Job Functions

  • Assign and edit daily movie news and feature stories for digital audiences
  • Prioritize and plan digital movies coverage with Digital News Director and Senior Editor, Movies
  • Work with Senior Editor, FYC, to brainstorm and coordinate digital coverage for major industry awards, including Emmys and Oscars
  • Report or write other news or feature stories as necessary

Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements


Bachelors’ degree in Journalism or related field or equivalent work experience


  • 3-7 years of experience, with at least 2 years in a digital editor role
  • Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Strong knowledge of entertainment, pop culture, and the EW brand
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to identify compelling stories and think through fast-paced breaking news situations and new, fresh story ideas and angles
  • Detail-oriented self-starter who is able to work independently or as part of a team
  • Knowledgeable about social media and SEO
  • Prior experience working with content management tools, especially WordPress

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