News Editor – Breaking News

Content & Communications / New York, NY, United States

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Flipboard gives people a single place to stay informed and get inspired to pursue their passions. With more than 100 million readers every month, Flipboard is used by people around the world to read leading publications, blogs, and industry news as well as to collect stories, images, and videos into their own Flipboard Magazines to share ideas with others or simply express their perspective.

Flipboard is looking for an editor with dedication to current events, excellent news judgment, high attention to detail and the ability to work at a breaking news pace to cover major events and developments in News, Business, Technology and Politics in the U.S. and UK. This is a part-time, contractor position based in New York City or Palo Alto, CA.

You will ensure that Flipboard is covering breaking news events with the highest quality content and then notify users about those stories and subsequent developments.

Skills and Experience Required

  • The ability to work with constantly changing technology
  • You must be a self-starter
  • A sharp, concise writer
  • Impeccable attention to detail
  • You must strive for excellence at all times.
  • Experience in a newsroom is preferred