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Newsroom Editor - New York

Company name
Business Wire

New York City, NY, United States

Employment Type

Editing, Media, Writing, Design

Posted on
Apr 12,2019

Valid Through
Jul 26,2019


Newsroom Editor - New York

Newsroom Editor

BW Office:

New York, NY

Who We Are

Business Wire, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is the global leader in press release distribution and regulatory disclosure services. We are on a mission to redefine how organizations connect with their audiences - and that’s just the beginning!

Organizations, big and small, depend on us to accurately distribute market-moving news and multimedia, host online newsrooms and investor relations websites, and generate social engagements that continuously develop interactions with their target audiences.

About the Team

The editorial team is committed to creating and maintaining a collaborative and rewarding environment. The team is composed of diverse professionals committed to helping leading organizations disseminate news and information to a global audience. Thriving in a deadline-driven environment, we pride ourselves on our ability to distribute client content with speed, accuracy, efficiency and professionalism. We are looking for smart, passionate, creative and innovative people to join our team.

About the Role

Reporting to the newsroom supervisor, this candidate will have the opportunity to be a part of a leading global organization and work with colleagues and clients around the world. You will work with many clients from Fortune 1000 companies and be their resource related to press release best practices. Editors are expected to process press releases with precision while providing superior customer service.

We are currently hiring for two shifts:

Shift A) Sunday - Thursday, 2:30 pm - 11 pm

Shift B) Overnights, 10:30 pm - 7 am (First shift of the week starts Sunday evening and the final shift of the week ends Friday morning)

Please specify which shift you prefer when applying.

What You’ll Do

Format and edit content written by our clients

Work under deadlines to ensure accurate dissemination of clients’ press releases

Monitor press releases to ensure successful delivery across intended platforms

Act as an expert resource for client inquiries on Business Wire’s products and services

Provide outstanding customer service

What You’ll Need

Suggested bachelor’s degree in English, journalism, communications or writing

Excellent editing, proofreading and grammar skills

Outstanding organization skills

High level of integrity and personal responsibility

The ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment while meeting tight deadlines

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Ability to be flexible with schedule, as needed

Computer/technical literacy (MS Office), experience with Photoshop and HTML is a plus


To apply, please send all resumes and cover letters to

Business Wire is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance and other similar state laws and local ordinances, and its internal policy, Business Wire will also consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.




Company info

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Company Profile
For the last half century, thousands of communications professionals have turned to us to deliver their news to the audiences most important to their business through the sources they trust most. Over that time, we've gone from a single office with one full time employee to more than 500 employees in 32 bureaus.

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