Assistant Editor, News

Star Media Group

Based: Malaysia(Selangor)

Posted on 16 Nov 2023

Job Description

  • Clear and improve news stories and ensure they are fit for publication
  • Carry out Flash OC (officer-in-charge) duties on a shift work basis for Online
  • Upload Online stories to the website when needed, per the proper formats
  • Produce breaking news stories as needed
  • update LiveBlog during huge news events, participate in planning and creation of interactive elements such as polls 
  • Monitor site performance and manage it as a ‘live product’, including slider management, headline optimization to ensure KPIs met
Job requirements:
  •  At least 10-15 years of editorial/ newsroom experience, or more
  • Prior newsroom exposure is a must, good newswriting skills are essential, and speedy and accurate copy-clearing skills are necessary. Familiarity with content management systems is a bonus
  • Must be comfortable with hard news and able to learn to work the NewsPublish system/necessary tech tools and systems to perform job functions 

Company Details

At The Star media group, integrated media is more than just communications. For us, it's about harnessing various touch points, so that our viewers, listeners, readers and stakeholders remain in touch, in focus and in tune with the world around them. Providing our audience with compelling content that is engaging, insightful and analytical. We help to shape society at large and are committed towards offering the best in integrated media solutions. The Star media group currently has entities in print, digital, radio, TV, events and training.