Night News Editor (Editorial)

Editorial, 351 King Street East,Suite 1600, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Req #290
Tuesday, July 2, 2024

COMPANY OVERVIEW:

The Globe and Mail is a national icon and one of Canada's most recognized media brands. We proudly serve as a trusted destination for Canadians seeking the highest caliber of journalism, and we've garnered international acclaim for our data visualization, design, and creative storytelling.

We are committed to fostering diversity and inclusivity by reflecting all Canadians in both the stories that we tell and the composition of our workforce. We are proud partners with organizations like Indigenous Works, Pride at Work, the Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion, and we are a signatory of the BlackNorth Initiative. Recognizing the importance of work-life balance, we offer flexible work arrangements and support programs. We also invest in our employees' growth through training and mentorship opportunities, enabling you to expand your skills and embrace new challenges.

No matter your position at The Globe, you'll be an integral part of an organization dedicated to making a positive difference in Canada. Join us.

POSITION OVERVIEW:


The Globe and Mail is seeking a Night News Editor to join our programming and editing team.


This is a key management position that requires first-class news judgment and the ability to make brand-defining decisions on deadline.


The Night News Editor is responsible for overseeing our journalism at night, across all platforms, ensuring that The Globe is offering the strongest stories and a good mix in the paper and online. This is a role in which teamwork is absolutely critical: the successful candidate will need to work closely with a diverse group of journalists, from reporters and assigning editors to editing, programming and visuals staff


Working under the direction of the Managing Editor, Priorities, this role will see through A1 and close the newspaper on time with good page flow. This role will also work with digital staff to ensure our journalism is properly reflected on our homepage, app and mobile alerts. The ability to craft engaging headlines, edit stories and identify gaps in coverage is key.  


This leadership opportunity offers the chance to work on our most important and ambitious stories on a daily basis with some of the most talented journalists in the country.


RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Directing edits on news and business stories
  • Overseeing headlines on A1 and digital platforms 
  • Directing coverage on late-breaking stories
  • Managing staff who work evenings 
  • Identifying any gaps in coverage

QUALIFICATIONS:  

  • At least seven years experience in a daily newsroom
  • Previous experience in newspaper production 
  • Previous experience managing staff
  • Strong editing and headline writing skills
  • Solid news judgment 

This is a full-time management role, working Sunday to Thursday evenings. 


SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

WHY CHOOSE THE GLOBE:
 

The Globe’s mission is to deliver essential content – news, information, analysis and insights – for aspiring individuals and strong communities.  The Globe is committed to providing a respectful and inclusive workplace that upholds our values of integrity, collaboration, innovation and accountability. 
 

As Canada’s most respected media brand The Globe is dedicated to making a difference to Canada and you can make a difference by working with us.

 

WE OFFER:

  • Competitive compensation to ensure we hire, retain and reward team members
  • Hybrid work environment that promotes work-life balance
  • Generous vacation and flexible work arrangements
  • Parental leave top-up
  • Competitive health and dental benefits
  • Defined Benefit pension plan
  • Annual wellness subsidy
  • On-site chiropractor and registered massage therapist
  • Employee and family assistance program
  • Free digital subscription to globeandmail.com and 40% off other Globe products
  • Education assistance for external training courses

SUPPORTING YOUR GROWTH:

 

  • We are committed to creating equitable opportunities for all employees, to enable everyone to reach their full potential. This commitment is embedded in our strategic plan and core values.
  • There are lateral and upward advancement opportunities for rewarding and developing careers.
  • We believe in mentorship and collaborative peer-to-peer learning and have both formal and informal programs in place to encourage knowledge-sharing.
  • We support continuing education and provide both internal and external opportunities for training and development.

VACCINATION POLICY:  


All offers of employment with The Globe and Mail are conditional upon the candidate being Fully Vaccinated. To be Fully Vaccinated is defined as someone who has received the full series of a vaccine or a combination of vaccines accepted by the Government of Canada (currently Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca, Janssen) and has received the last dose at least 14 days prior to their start date. To prove they are Fully Vaccinated, all new hires will be required to provide evidence by emailing a copy of their vaccine dose administration receipt(s) to Human Resources prior to their start date. Those seeking exemption based on one or more of the protected grounds in the Human Rights Code will need to provide their request for accommodation to Human Resources for approval.  If the accommodation request is not approved and the candidate is not Fully Vaccinated, any offer of employment will be revoked.     

THE GLOBE AND MAIL IS DEDICATED TO DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION IN THE WORKPLACE 

 

The Globe and Mail is committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible work environment, where all employees feel valued, respected and supported. We believe this strengthens our business and our journalism. We welcome and encourage applications from individuals from all groups, regardless of race, ethnicity, culture, gender, sexual orientation, religion, socio-economic status, age, and physical ability. As required by the Federal Contractors Program, The Globe also tracks the proportion of staff in the four Employment Equity categories (Women, Aboriginal Peoples, Persons with Disabilities, and Members of Visible Minorities) to ensure we are reflecting the areas in which we work.          

 

The Globe and Mail offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities as part of its recruitment process. If you are contacted to arrange for an interview, please advise us if you require an accommodation.

Other details

  • Job Function Editor
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Industry Journalism / Printing / Publishing
Location on Google Maps
  • Editorial, 351 King Street East,Suite 1600, Toronto, Ontario, Canada