- Foreign and Special Projects Editor

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Foreign and Special Projects Editor


Foreign and Special Projects Editor

• Intermediate Level


This role is responsible for managing all foreign stories and content, managing our foreign correspondents, planning and executing special coverage of overseas events. THIS IS A PERMANENT FULL TIME ROLE, PREFERABLY BASED IN SYDNEY (open to other locations for the right person)

Category Editor  Production Manager  Project Manager 
Location Australia
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Jul 28, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

Functions will also include: 
  • Planning for and executing coverage plans for major events, international and national
  • Prioritising and selecting newsworthy stories.
  • Assigning, producing and sub-editing foreign stories, writing packages as required
  • Maximising content across all social and digital platforms
  • Quality control – ensuring a high level of consistency across the network
  • Maintaining strong relationships with the studio, editing and operational staff
  • Mentoring and guiding our overseas staff, or staff we send on deployment overseas
  • Managing overseas budgetary spend
What are we looking for in a Foreign Editor? What’s important?  
  • 5+ years news production / Journalism experience including demonstrated experience/interest in international news
  • Degree or similar relevant qualification
  • Some proficiency with editing software and news programmes
  • Positivity, enthusiasm and can-do attitude, a team player with a proactive, optimistic outlook
  • Strong communication skills

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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