Digital News Editor, People (Remote, New York or Los Angeles)

Editorial/Content United States


This assignment posting is for an Agency Worker opportunity with Dotdash Meredith. The Agency 
Worker is paid by a staffing agency employer. Agency Workers will receive a W2 from the staffing agency 
reporting their earnings for tax purposes.
PEOPLE is currently hiring a Digital News Editor to work on our news team across all of our verticals (both celebrity and non-celebrity) Thursday-Mondays, during the set hours of 12-8 PM EST on weekends and 11-7 EST on weekdays. Guaranteed 40 hours a week, including the two weekend days.  
 
This is a fast-paced news operation covering stories about entertainment, crime, human interest, society and culture and lifestyle topics. The editor must be able to handle a high volume of content, and juggle editing and writing.  
 
They will spend parts of their weekend shift as the site lead - curating, assigning and editing content while communicating with editorial leaders. They will also help program the PEOPLE.com homepage and should have excellent news judgement. They should feel comfortable conducting interviews with high-profile subjects and pivoting between various content types, and be familiar with daily news topics.  
 
At least 4 year's experience writing for a news website in a high-velocity environment required. Experience at a national news brand preferred.  
 
Location: Remote (HI) 
 
Pay rate: $35-38 
  
The pay range above represents the anticipated low and high end of the pay range for this position and may change in the future. Actual pay may vary and may be above or below the range based on various factors including but not limited to work location, experience, and performance.  
  
Dotdash Meredith is America’s largest digital and print publisher. Our 40+ iconic and fast-growing brands harness the best intent-driven content, the fastest sites, and the fewest ads to help nearly 200 million people every month, including 95 percent of US women, make decisions, take action, and find inspiration. Dotdash Meredith brands include PEOPLE, Better Homes & Gardens, Verywell, FOOD & WINE, The Spruce, Allrecipes, Byrdie, REAL SIMPLE, Investopedia, Southern Living and more.  
  

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