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Gannett Co., Inc.

Audience Editor

Gannett Co., Inc. - McLean, VA

Audience Editor

McLean, VA, USA

Req #8505

Friday, June 14, 2019

Gannett Co., Inc.

(NYSE: GCI) is an innovative, digitally focused media and marketing solutions company committed to strengthening communities across our network. With an unmatched local-to-national reach, Gannett touches the lives of more than 110 million people monthly with our Pulitzer-Prize winning content, consumer experiences and benefits, and advertiser products and services. Gannett brands include USA TODAY NETWORK with the iconic USA TODAY and more than 100 local media brands, digital marketing services companies ReachLocal, SweetIQ, and United Kingdom media company Newsquest. To connect with us, visit

www.gannett.com

USA TODAY seeks an

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udience Editor

to work in a fast-paced, 24/7 news environment. The editor will be part of USA TODAY’s Audience team, working primarily on mobile and social platforms, but work will include other digital platforms as needed. The candidate must demonstrate strong news judgment and have prior digital news experience. S/he will specialize in finding a wide audience for USA TODAY’s stories, photos, videos, graphics and other content, and optimizing them for different social/digital platforms. The editor will also work on mobile and desktop programming and will write daily and will do additional content creation as news and needs warrant. Candidates should demonstrate a strong understanding of audience metrics and engagement tactics. This role can include early morning, night and weekend work and is located in McLean, Virginia, near Washington, D.C. USA TODAY recognizes and appreciates the benefits of diversity in the workplace. EOE.

Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree

Experience working with social media for a daily news organization

Aggressive mobile and desktop programming skills

Excellent news judgment

Top-notch writing and headline-writing skills

Excellent communication skills

Excellent copy editing skills

Thorough understanding of search engine optimization

Prior reporting, writing experience not required, but preferred

Prior experience with digital publishing and packaging

Ability to edit and produce digital content packages

An understanding of metrics for digital, social environments

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Gannett Co., is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, education, political affiliation, or veteran status.

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Audience Editor Gannett Co., Inc. - McLean, VA, United States

   

Location: McLean, VA

Company Profile:
Gannett is an international media and marketing solutions company and one of the largest, most geographically diverse local media companies in the U.S. Through its powerful network of broadcast, digital, mobile and print products, the company informs and engages more than 110 million people every month. The company’s portfolio of trusted brands offers marketers unmatched local-to-national reach and customizable, innovative marketing solutions across any platform. As a digital media leader, the company provides access to outstanding content on many different platforms and digital marketing services to businesses that help them use digital technology more effectively.