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Careers / Positions Automotive News Editor

Denver, CONew York, NYUnited States
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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.

At a Glance

Red Ventures is looking for an Automotive News Editor for Roadshow, the automotive news and reviews arm of CNET. The right candidate will be able to consistently identify topics and develop accurate, high-quality and engaging content in our style with a quick turnaround. 

Join the team behind Roadshow and help people experience and understand the exciting, rapidly changing world of automobiles and personal mobility. Roadshow is a place where consumers and auto enthusiasts alike can learn about and shop for the latest cars and automotive products online for free. We’re always looking for content experts to join our growing team! 

This is a remote, work-from-home position, ideally based out of Detroit, Los Angeles or New York City.

What You'll Do

  • Write multiple breaking and embargoed news stories daily (Content ranges from the latest new-vehicle reveals to stories about regulations, trends and market forces affecting cars)
  • Generate consumer-oriented best lists, guides and explainers
  • Work with PR and marketing teams, industry experts, engineers and executives to gain access to resources and stories
  • Update legacy content
  • Periodic attendance at local events as well as domestic and international travel to cover media functions like auto shows is possible (not guaranteed).

What We're Looking For

  • 3+ years related writing experience
  • Extensive knowledge of -- and passion for -- cars, trucks, SUVs and all things mobility
  • Ability to consistently identify, synthesize and accurately write breaking news on a quick turnaround
  • Ability to adapt quickly to shifting priorities while keeping up with fast-paced content production processes
  • Experience meeting tight deadlines
  • An independent self-starter who is comfortable with working both remotely and collaboratively with a decentralized editorial team
  • Familiarity with AP style, basic HTML and adhering to content style guides a bonus
  • Prefer Eastern time zone workday hours
  • Knowledge of auto-related products, motorcycles, e-bikes and other forms of personal mobility a bonus
  • On-camera video hosting experience a bonus
  • Please note this is not a reviews editor position – it does not involve driving/evaluating new vehicles.

Who We Are

Over the last twenty years, Red Ventures has built a portfolio of influential brands, digital platforms, and strategic partnerships that work together to connect millions of people with expert advice. Through premium content and personalized digital experiences, Red Ventures builds online journeys that make it easier for people to make important decisions about their homes, health, travel, finances, education and entertainment. Founded in 2000, Red Ventures has 3,000 employees in 10 cities across the US, as well as in the UK and Brazil. Red Ventures owns and operates several large digital brands including Healthline, The Points Guy, Bankrate, MYMOVE, and Allconnect.com.

 For more information, visit https://redventures.com and follow @RedVentures on social platforms.

We offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits program for full-time employees, including medical, dental and vision coverage, paid time off, life insurance, disability coverage, employee assistance program, 401(k) plan and a paid parental leave program.

Red Ventures is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, creed, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy or any other basis protected by law. Employment at Red Ventures is based solely on a person's merit and qualifications. 

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with disabilities. This includes providing reasonable accommodation where appropriate. Should you require a reasonable accommodation to apply or participate in the job application or interview process, please contact accommodation@redventures.com

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Red Ventures is a portfolio of influential brands, digital platforms, and strategic partnerships. We’re made up of dozens of teams spanning multiple industries and geographies - all working together to help people make life’s most important decisions. Whether you’re looking for freedom to build new brands and businesses from the ground up, an opportunity to partner with brands who are already globally recognized, or a combination of both - this is a place where you can unlock substantial experience and even make entire career shifts, all within one organization.

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