Job Summary

Newspaper editors have the daily responsibility of deciding which news stories are printed in the paper. Long before the paper is published,

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Entry level
  • Experience Length: 4 years

Job Description

News Editor Responsibilities and Duties

  • Analyze and capitalize various attributes and requirements of print and digital media to strengthen editor’s position.
  • Manage and produce news to present information with accuracy, flow, and within time frame.
  • Design innovative and unique solutions to optimize routine news coverage.
  • Monitor and use multimedia, nonlinear and alternative storytelling strategies to widen readership base.
  • Manage and edit contents to cater to readers’ requirement and provide detailed information for same.
  • Work within creative environment to respond to various competing priorities.
  • Prepare work schedule and deadlines and encourage team members to meet targets to facilitate timely publication.
  • Design and implement coverage strategies to facilitate wide coverage of all sorts of issues and news.
  • Provide training to news reporters on how to select news for existing readership and gain new readers.
  • Coordinate with colleagues in he newsroom and other departments to define priorities for same.
  • Coordinate with internal and external customer service to obtain optimum workflow.


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