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Senior Editor, E! News & Digital


Universal City, CA
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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Senior Editor, E! News & Digital

Jobid 23768-380162

Location: Universal City, CA, 91608, USA

Description **Job Number** 35827BR

**Job Title** Senior Editor, E! News & Digital

**Business Segment** Cable Entertainment

**Sub-Business** E! Entertainment

**Posting Category** Digital Media

**About Us** NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

**Career Level** Experienced

**Country** United States

**State/Province** California

**City** Universal City


- Assign out day-to-day news content and oversee a team of editors and writers

- Set daily budgets for content as well as longer lead projects

- Write, edit and publish content

- Hire, train and oversee a team of interns for the digital news team

- Field daily pitches and curate content on multi-platform channels

- Create a strong breadth of digital content that engages and grows audience

- Navigate breaking news stories to push content forward with next beats

- Monitor and help manage editorial calendar to identify future features and timely content

- Ability to conceive of and execute on daily news & feature stories pivoting off relevant and major news arcs

- Work with social media managers to ensure that content is being distributed appropriately

- Off-hours, weekend and award show coverage needed depending on news cycle


- Bachelor’s Degree or Equivalent

- Minimum three years of experience in a deadline writing environment, ideally entertainment news

- Strong knowledge of pop culture, celebrity news and the E! brand

- Clear and concise communicator; ability to work across platforms – digital, linear and social media

- Hard-working, dedicated and detail-oriented

- Thrive in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment within a competitive 24/7 breaking news cycle

- Very knowledgeable in social media and SEO and how they influence news production

- Has an eye for best and most traffic-driving stories with an ability to spot the next viral or hot-button story

**Desired Characteristics**

- Proven management experience

- Proven track record of discovering viral content and news content ahead of the curve

We are an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Clickto view the NBCUniversal Candidate Privacy Statement.

The NBC Owned Television Stations create and distribute engaging content that connects with a valuable audience in 10 major markets across the country. Our content platforms include: NBC Stations broadcast and COZI TV, station websites, digital out-of home, and mobile.  Through our local news operations, our lifestyle production arm LX.TV, and our local sales marketing and production teams, NBC creates content that connects communities with the people, events, and issues they care about most.

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