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Gannett Co., Inc.

Digital Editor

Gannett Co., Inc. - McLean, VA

USA TODAY seeks a digital editor

to work in a fast-paced, 24/7 news environment. The editor will be part of USA TODAY's digital 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. USA TODAY recognizes and appreciates the benefits of diversity in the workplace. EOE.


* 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

* 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


23 days 1 hour ago

Gannett Co., Inc.

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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.