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Deputy Editor

Company: CCI Crain Communications Inc
Location: Chicago
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

DescriptionModern Healthcare, the leading source of healthcare business news, is looking for a highly motivated, news-driven deputy editor to grow our audience by helping produce must-read content for our website and newsletters.The deputy editor is a member of the newsroom's leadership team and will work with other editors to shape the direction of Modern Healthcare's day-to-day coverage, which includes breaking news, features and analysis. The ideal candidate must have the fast metabolism and sense of urgency necessary to directly oversee a group of beat reporters, generating ideas and assigning and editing stories on critical beats of importance to our subscribers. The deputy editor also will work with our audience and data teams to advance our mission.Our audience is healthcare industry executives, policymakers and decision-makers. Our goal is to shape policy and hold organizations accountable.Basic requirements:

  • A degree in journalism or related field
  • Three or more years of editing experience
  • A track record of managing reporters
  • Experience covering business and/or healthcare and an understanding of the issues affecting the nation's healthcare industry
  • Exceptional news judgment
  • Familiarity with SEO and best practices
  • A team player with strong communication skills who works well in a collaborative environment
  • Ability to think strategically, using metrics on audience engagement to help guide decision-makingPreferences:
    • Experience managing both onsite and remote reporters
    • An entrepreneurial mindset and willingness to try alternate story formats
    • Experience using Adobe Analytics and Metrics for NewsThe position is based in Chicago.This position is exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act and is not eligible for overtime pay.#full-time#LI-Hybrid#journalism#mid#LI-LV1Brand Overview:Modern Healthcare is the industry's leading source of healthcare business and policy news, research and information. We report on important healthcare events and trends, as they happen, through our weekly print magazine, websites, e-newsletters, mobile products and events. Our readers use that information to make informed business decisions and lead their organizations to success. It's for this reason that Modern Healthcare magazine is ranked No. 1 in readership among healthcare executives.Crain Overview: -has been at the forefront of the publishing industry for more than a century. -As a privately held company, we maintain a personal responsibility for elevating our work to be the best it can be. Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities -The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: CCI Crain Communications Inc, Chicago , Deputy Editor, Advertising , Chicago, Illinois

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