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INSIDER associate editor, celebrity news

Editorial | New York, NY | Full Time

Job Description

INSIDER is hiring an associate editor to work with our entertainment team.


As an associate editor, you would write and edit a mix of stories focusing on celebrities, including slideshows, quick news hits, interviews, and longer features.


Your job will include editing the work of our reporters. Additionally, you'll manage and train celebrity reporters and fellows, with the guidance of the entertainment editor.


The perfect candidate has a passion for everything celebrity and the ability to find celebrity angles in the day's biggest conversations and current events, such as the sordid history of Katy Perry's property battle with nuns and a fun look at all the May-December celebrity romances. You must be a strong ideator who can come up with great pitches not only for yourself but for others on the team.

 

The ideal candidate also has:

  • Strong story judgment
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Experience editing stories for spelling and grammar, structure, flow, style, and factual accuracy at a fast pace
  • 1-3 years of editorial experience
  • Familiarity coming up with engaging story ideas, and finding and using eye-catching photos
  • Copy-editing and Photoshop experience is a plus, though not required

The position is full-time in our New York City headquarters. Insider Inc. offers competitive compensation packages complete with benefits.


INSIDER is great journalism about what passionate people actually want to know. That’s everything from news to food, celebrity to science, politics to sports and all the rest. It’s smart. It’s fearless. It’s fun. We push the boundaries of digital storytelling. Our mission is to inform and inspire.


APPLY HERE with your resume and cover letter, and tell us why this would be your dream job.

 

About us:

Insider Inc. is the publisher of INSIDER, Markets Insider, and 17 international editions of Business Insider, including the flagship NY-based US edition. The company pioneered a digital-native approach to news and information that is social and mobile at its core, for an ambitious and curious global audience that grew up with digital. The company launched in 2007, and in ten years, Business Insider has grown to become the most favorite business news brand in the world, when measured by reach. Insider Inc. reaches a global audience of several hundred million readers and viewers. The company also offers a subscription research service, Business Insider Intelligence (BII), that provides in-depth insight, data, and analysis of digital topics. Every year the company hosts IGNITION, an influential media and technology conferences. Insider Inc. is a subsidiary of Axel Springer SE. We are always looking for talented, curious and motivated individuals to join our growing team.