Politics Live News Editor

Posted on 5/22/2024

Dmg Media

Dmg Media

201-500 employees

Multi-channel media company delivering trusted content


London, UK

  • Experience on the news desk of a national news publisher or political news reporting experience
  • A deep knowledge and understanding of major political news, with excellent judgement
  • An ambition to take on more responsibility and progress your career towards senior leadership
  • Excellent people-management skills, and a proven ability to get the best out of experienced journalists
  • An ability to write and edit news and features quickly and to deadline
  • Incisive analytical skills and the ability to approach the news agenda in a creative and original manner
  • A commitment to i's editorial standards of impartial and incisive coverage
  • Good knowledge of media law and the Editors’ Code of Practice
  • Working core hours of 7am-4pm to set up the politics team for the day, helping to create the early publication schedule
  • Conceiving ideas for high impact digital projects with the lobby team for the day ahead and presenting those ideas to senior editors in conference
  • Overseeing digital publishing of stories throughout the day, ensuring deadlines are met and best practice is followed, especially razor-sharp headlines
  • Coordinating with the audience team to ensure all parts of the newsroom are ready to best promote the work of the politics team
  • Overseeing a specialist politics live blog each day, making it the home of i’s political breaking news and live analysis
  • Ensuring the fast-moving political agenda is covered either by the lobby team or the wider news team where appropriate
  • Working towards team benchmarks for success, ensuring the operation is meeting its digital subscription goals

dmg media is an esteemed player in the international multi-channel media sector, delivering a wide array of trusted content across various platforms that cater to a global audience of over 24 million daily. This company is recognized for its excellence in journalism and dedication to providing insightful coverage that resonates with a diverse audience. Working here offers the unique opportunity to be part of a dynamic team that values expert storytelling and creative freedom, all while being at the forefront of adapting to evolving digital landscapes.

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