Feet in 2 Words, an award-winning media outlet focused on immigrants and immigration, is seeking an editor/blogger to oversee its online content and assist with related activities. Responsibilities include working with a roster of immigrant journalists who contribute to the Feet in 2 Worlds website, making assignments, helping to develop story ideas, mentoring reporters, managing student interns and editing for both style and content. The editor also writes for the website, contributes to the Fi2W social media stream on Twitter and Facebook, helps produce and edit podcasts, and produces multimedia slideshows and photo galleries. Additional responsibilities include working with Fi2W’s media partners in public radio, ethnic media and online publications.
The editor works closely with the Fi2W’s executive producer and technical director and the staff of the Center for New York City Affairs at The New School, where Feet in 2 Worlds is based.
Qualifications include experience reporting and editing for a news website, familiarity with WordPress and multimedia for the web and audio production skills. A background in public radio is a plus, as are knowledge of issues including immigration and immigrant rights and foreign language skills.
This is a part time position for a journalist based in or near New York City. For more information or to apply with resume, cover letter and three work samples, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Application deadline is Friday July 6.