Hot Expats.cz News Editor

Required languages

EnglishProficient

Seniority

Mid level

Company

Expats.cz

Location

Prague

Type of job

Full-time

Required education

Education not important

Category

Media jobs

Expats.cz is a media platform covering Czech news in English. Over 10,000 daily readers turn to our site to stay up to date on the latest COVID news and travel restrictions as well as to read interviews with fresh voices from our community, service stories, and explainers about a variety of topics related to living in the Czech Republic as a foreigner. We are currently looking for an experienced news editor to join our team.


Responsibilities 


  • Lead online news coverage that's in line with the editorial policy outlined by our editor.
  • Take responsibility for news coverage, ensuring consistent high-quality writing and visuals uploaded according to our publishing schedule.
  • Write a daily news brief plus 2-3 500-word stories per week.
  • Stay up-to-date on Czech and European news as it relates to our demographic.
  • Ensure clear and logical writing, sensible links to connected areas, and relevant images.
  • Balance research, writing, and daily editing of staff writers' work.
  • Originate new ideas and propose ways to add in-depth coverage on issues.  
  • Maintain our growing Twitter presence.


Requirements 


  • Proven experience as an editor handling breaking and trending news in a fast-paced environment for an online publication.
  • A solid understanding of and interest in Czech culture, media landscape, and language.
  • Ability to write strong headlines and clean, well-sourced, and accurate copy in a timely fashion.  
  • Creative, independent thinker who is also a team player.
  • Strong grasp of AP style.
  • A drive to engage with and present compelling content to our community.
  • Well-versed in social media platforms and able to quickly spot stories to expand upon.


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