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Social Media Editor

Seeking an energetic, precisionist who is well-read and a news-savvy social media editor to work with a global Black news site created by NABJ, www.BlackNewsAndViews.com. The ideal candidate would have an in-depth knowledge of the social media landscape, experience managing multiple platforms, the ability to manage and report analytics, and experience in content marketing. Must have exceptional writing skills as well as a demonstrated ability to use a variety of social media tactics (from hashtags and campaigns to graphics and video) to attract and build a wide-ranging audience for our site and social media community. Attention to detail is a must. The editor would sharpen the site’s existing social media accounts and expect to work collaboratively with the executive editor and photo editor on potential posts and campaigns. The editor would attend a daily news meeting and stay in constant contact with the executive editor in determining and recommending the best stories to promote for the day and how to promote them. The editor would maintain an editorial calendar and would also develop evergreen posts to bring further exposure to the site to attract new and returning users to our original content.

Please send a cover letter, three samples of your work, and a resume to BlackNewsAndViews@gmail.com.

Part-time News Reporter/Writer

Seeking intuitive, quick-thinking, experienced multi-skilled journalist to write/produce breaking news and enterprise pieces for a global Black news site created by NABJ, www.BlackNewsAndViews.com. The ideal candidate would be a team player who has an understanding of Black issues domestic and global. This person should be able to quickly jump on a breaking story and access sources that can help them create a complete piece in record time. This person should also have the ability to find stories everywhere, with an innate ability to find the data and people to back up those stories. WordPress and multimedia skills as well as a commitment to accuracy are musts. A minimum requirement of 5 years of journalism experience is required. Please send a cover letter, three samples of your work, a resume, and two references to BlackNewsAndViews@gmail.com.

Part-time Copy Editor

Seeking a meticulous copy editor with a strong work ethic who can immediately identify spelling and grammatical errors. The ideal candidate would have a commitment to accuracy, and also have experience in editing and posting in WordPress, SEO, and news site production, such as posting stories, writing headlines, and reviewing/preparing photos and captions. Our news site, www.BlackNewsAndViews.com, features the best journalism involving Black life in the United States and abroad, so the candidate should be well-versed in politics, health and social issues involving Black people around the world. The job is remote, M-F. This is a contract position. A minimum of 5 years of experience is preferred.

Please email your resume, samples of pages you’ve edited, and answers to the questions below to BlackNewsAndViews@gmail.com.

– How many years of work experience do you have with WordPress?

– How many years of work experience do you have with news writing and editing?

– How many years of experience do you have working with the AP Stylebook?


 

About NABJ:

NABJ is an organization of journalists, students and media-related professionals that provides quality programs and services to and advocates on behalf of Black journalists worldwide.

Founded by 44 visionaries on December 12, 1975, in Washington, D.C., NABJ is the largest organization for  journalists of color in the nation.

Many of NABJ’s more than 4,000 members also belong to one of the more than 100 professional and student chapters that serve Black journalists nationwide.

NABJ has a long history of advocacy, education, training and scholarship – in television, radio, newspapers, magazines and digital. With members in just about all 50 states and around the globe, our association of journalists, students and media-related professionals provides quality programs and services in alignment with the current media landscape.

 

NABJ is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage, value and celebrate diversity and inclusion in all sectors of the workplace. Diverse candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.