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CNNMoney.coms seeks managing editor

January 31, 2017

Posted by Chris Roush

CNNMoneyCNNMoney, CNN’s fast growing digital platform for business news, is hiring a Managing Editor to play a central role in its New York news operation.

This is a senior leadership position. The Managing Editor will be a fully-vested partner to the Executive Editor in running a 60-plus person editorial team, as well as in growing the business worldwide. Candidates should have a passion for news and an obsession with explaining the most compelling stories in business and money. CNNMoney is the hub of CNN’s global business coverage and programming and is expanding. This is an opportunity to lead an exciting venture.

What will you be doing?

  • Serve as chief deputy to the executive editor running the editorial operation and editorial business strategy
  • Directly manage editors who run teams covering Wall Street, the economy, media and entertainment, personal finance, breaking news
  • Work closely with editors at CNN Tech and CNN Politics to coordinate coverage
  • Take hands-on role overseeing breaking news
  • Play key part in recruiting, training and mentoring journalists
  • Work closely with other parts of CNN digital and CNN teams in US and abroad to coordinate coverage
  • Oversee day-of coverage: planning and execution
  • Play hands-on role with big stories and specials
  • Line edit and top read stories to meet established tone and theme requirements

What do we need from you?

  • Ideal candidates will have minimum 8-10+ years of experience of editorial experience
  • 3-5 year of management depth, leadership and mentoring preferred
  • Can lead editors and reporters
  • Highly collaborative and skilled communicator
  • Rock-solid news judgment
  • Engagement in 24/7 news cycle
  • A+ line editor: Can handle the hardest stories
  • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Television-Film Production, Communications, or related discipline or equivalent work experience

To apply, go here.

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