amNewYork is looking to hire an News Reporter to be responsible for the paper’s travel, dining, eating well and career sections. This editor must gather content (stories, photos and multimedia) from freelancers and the wires; write stories, captions, headlines and Web icons; and lay out pages. Solid news judgment and the ability to think creatively about how to produce smart content, present stories and drive coverage is essential. The editor also must be flexible and collegial in working with the amNY.com staff and assisting other print news editors with their pages when necessary.
The hours are: Sunday through Thursday from about 10:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., but flexibility is essential as is knowledge of InDesign. New York City residency is a plus.
DUTIES: · Smart, innovative daily and long-term planning for the sections. · Identify stories, photos and graphics from staff, wires and freelancers. · Report/write original stories. · Work on occasional original projects · Design sharp pages in InDesign on daily deadline · Write headlines and captions. · Oversee freelancers, assign stories and edit copy. · Maintain dining, travel, careers and eating well pages.
Contact managing editor Rolando Pujol at [Click Here to Email Your Resumé]. No phone calls please.