Hiring: Senior sub-editor (News Desk)

Scroll.in’s The Latest brings readers the top news in an elegant, closely curated newsfeed. We are looking for well-informed, enthusiastic and talented journalists with very strong writing and editing skills to join us.

The candidate will be responsible for:

  1. Identifying and curating the top news stories across various sections, such as politics, regional news, business/finance, international, features and so on.

  2. Writing and editing very clean copy under time constraints.

  3. Responding quickly to the news and to other Scroll teams as events change and stories develop.

  4. Managing aspects of production, such as sourcing images and social media elements, along with using appropriate SEO keywords.

  5. Being able to sift through biases in reporting while identifying, writing and editing copies.

The ideal candidate will have:

  1. Four or more years of editorial experience on the desk of a reputable news organisation.

  2. Impeccable writing and editing skills.

  3. Knowledge of news wire services and social media channels.

  4. A general grasp of a cross-section of news besides just national politics – such as business, international, etc.

Ability to read South Indian languages would be considered an advantage. Candidates from underrepresented communities are especially encouraged to apply. 

Contact: Interested applicants should send their CV, a cover letter and references to jobs@scroll.in.

Please reference “Senior sub-editor (News Desk)” in the subject line.

Deadline: September 15

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