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The senior editor is responsible for daily news assignments. This includes overseeing, organizing, editing and producing stories for Here & Now. The senior editor works with Here and Now producers and hosts to write scripts and execute stories; edit stories for the daily broadcast and assist in planning for host and producer remote broadcasts and reporting trips for Here and How. The senior editor will participate in the oversight of the daily broadcast, working with the Here and Now senior management team during breaking news. The senior editor also works with reporters in the Here and Now network, maintaining regular contact with station news directors and editors around the country. The senior editor will review story pitches from reporters and assign both news and feature stories. The senior editor edits scripts from both reporters and Here and Now producers, tracks story elements, coordinates mixing of final elements working with producers and audio engineers. The senior editor will help to develop and coach new reporters paying attention to diversity of race, ethnicity and geography. This position has the ability to be hybrid.
Oversee, organize, produce and distribute news stories for Here and Now. Participate in Here and Now daily editorial meetings. Work with Here and Now news managers to plan and coordinate daily news coverage as necessary. Edits stories and segments for daily broadcast, participates in long term projects.
Work with the Here and Now network of reporters to source stories, refine pitches and assign stories. Choose stories from the Here and Now network for the daily show, writing scripts, host intros. The senior editor will also source locally produced stories on national interest, working with stations to provide a steady stream of high quality journalism for Here and Now.
Bachelors degree or equivalent work experience preferable. Three to five years working at a senior level in a newsroom. Seven or more years experience as a news reporter, news producer or news editor. Must have demonstrated writing ability and experience with news and features across broadcast and digital platforms.
This position is eligible for Boston University's generous benefits package including health, dental, life insurance, tuition remission, paid time off, and so much more!
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
Boston University is no small operation. With over 33,000 undergraduate and graduate students from more than 140 countries, 10,000 faculty and staff, 16 schools and colleges, and 250 fields of study, our two campuses are always humming.