CNBC.com seeking technology editor
by Chris Roush
CNBC Digital is looking for an experienced business journalist to inspire and shape its technology coverage and ensure CNBC is a must read and a must share among investors, business decision makers and industry cognoscenti.
The technology editor will be responsible for all tech news, feature and opinion coverage across CNBC’s digital platforms. The successful candidate will work with a small team of digital and TV reporters and contributors to make sure CNBC leads as well as follows the stories and issues of the day.
The technology editor will be focused on offering compelling and engaging journalism that draws on a variety of storytelling formats, from articles to videos to slideshows. This is a key position on the CNBC Digital enterprise desk, reporting to the Deputy Managing Editor, Enterprise.
Specifically, the technology editor will generate ideas, assign articles, challenge reporters to come up with original story angles and decide which ones merit focus. The editor will have an appreciation for the role of voice and edit stories for news, clarity, context and engagement.
He or she will be deeply sourced, and be familiar with key influencers and opinion shapers in technology, whom he or she will commission to offer blog posts and opinion pieces. The tech editor will be an active participant on the social web, tapping into social platforms to report and drive audience engagement while delivering highly shareable content.
The technology editor will maintain relevant section pages and ensure our material employs SEO best practices. The role will require someone with extensive text editing experience and deep knowledge of at least one business news beat, preferably tech.
To apply, go here.