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Careers / Positions News, Managing Editor - CNET

New York, NY
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Our goal is to listen, engage, and activate voices across Red Ventures to ensure that all identity groups and perspectives are represented in our work. Our aspiration is to have diverse teams at every level of the company, and we seek candidates who bring unique personal experiences, curiosity and an eagerness to embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion.

News, Managing Editor

The position will be based in New York.

What You'll Do

  • Build out, develop and manage a team of reporters tasked with tackling topics with in-depth coverage.
  • Foster, flesh out and edit enterprise stories ranging from long-form profiles to exclusive features and scoops.
  • Help plan out the News team’s strategy, from special reports to drawing up coverage plans for big events.
  • Work with multiple CNET teams, from video producers to our product reviewers, to ensure we’re moving in lockstep with each other.

What We're Looking For

  • 5+ years of experience writing and covering a beat for a general or consumer tech site. 
  • BA/BS or equivalent experience in journalism preferred.
  • Experience managing reporters. 
  • Exceptional writing skills.
  • Meticulous organizational abilities.
  • Comfortable operating under tight deadlines/breaking news situations
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Join an iconic portfolio of world-class brands that reach close to 100 million unique visitors monthly, advising passionate consumers about everything they love. Properties under the CNET umbrella include GameSpot, ZDNet, Metacritic, TechRepublic, and more. We’re looking for top-tier journalists and other top talent to join our mission of helping people make life’s most important decisions.

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