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Hearst Connecticut seeks a business editor

September 25, 2020

Posted by Chris Roush

Hearst Connecticut

Hearst Connecticut Media Group’s team of journalists covers communities in Fairfield and New Haven Counties and beyond, serving readers across platforms, including our sites, newsletters, social media accounts and more for eight daily and 14 weekly newspapers.

We’re looking for an enterprising, audience-focused and collaborative business editor to lead HCMG’s expanding business coverage at a time when we’re growing digital subscriptions.

Our team of reporters covers all aspects of local business, including company news, economics, retail, real estate, utilities, jobs and consumer issues, with a sharp focus on how these areas affect the lives of our audience.

Duties and responsibilities:

Works collaboratively with other editors, reporters, photographers and audience team members to tell impactful stories across platforms that engage and retain local subscribers and other readers

Works with reporters to break news online and conceives and supervises the production of in-depth enterprise and investigative pieces

Demonstrates a comfort level with analyzing and interpreting metrics and uses them to inform coverage decisions in real-time and the long-term

Works with staff to effectively use social media and video to tell stories


Experience editing at a newspaper, news website or magazine

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in journalism, English, communications or related field preferred

Demonstrated success working in a deadline-driven environment

Highly organized and detail-oriented with a proven ability to effectively juggle multiple tasks

Ability to speak a second language like Spanish a plus

Valid driver’s license and a working vehicle are required for this position

To apply:

Send a cover letter, resume and clips for review.

To apply, go here.

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