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Mediagazer Part-time Editor
Editor will work alongside Mediagazer's automation to direct and guide the selection of news about 24 hours per week (plus or minus 8 hours). It's very hands-on and detail-oriented work with a high impact, as Mediagazer is a widely-followed property in the media news space. This is a work-at-home position, open to candidates of any region or country, provided they can work afternoons US Eastern time, while also having the flexibility to work during some mornings and evenings (US Eastern time) and cover vacations and absences of other editors. Work will begin after a paid training period of at least 10 hours. Although available work hours are currently limited, opportunities for expanded hours and responsibility could open to successful candidates in the months ahead.
Qualifications: A deep interest in media news, specifically news and commentary regarding the business of content production and distribution, comprising topics as wide as journalism, blogging, video production, e-books, and digital distribution technologies. A solid understand of blogging, Twitter, and how the broader online news ecosystem functions. Candidates should have sound news judgment and be able to think fast. Previous news editing experience is desirable but not required.
Compensation: Competitive hourly wage.
To apply: Send a single email to briefly introducing yourself and describing your motivations for seeking this job. Use the subject line "[Name] (@[TwitterID]) - Mediagazer Part-time Editor", and include a resume, either as an attachment or pasted to the end of your email. In addition, please provide numbered responses to the following 4 questions, answering each succinctly, in four or fewer sentences:
2. How is UK press regulation likely to differ between the print and digital spheres?
3. What are the main factors impacting the profitability of newspapers and how are publishers reacting?
4. Contrast the 4 publications featured most often on Mediagazer with respect to what they bring to Mediagazer's coverage.