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India Editor

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 949310BR Location Bengaluru, India Business ESPN Date posted Mar. 28, 2022

Job Summary:

Overall Purpose of the role :
The India Editor, ESPNcricinfo will be responsible for all the match-related and news content on Indian cricket, not only our biggest market but our biggest global audience base. They will look after the day-to-day management of general content and commissioning of content, including video pieces, that feed news or match-related stories. They will be in charge of all the Indian writers and will be the critical link with the video production team. They will also coordinate with the copy desk, the global editorial teams and the multi-platform desk. The candidate requires have at least ten years of experience in a content role, at least half of which in digital media.


Areas of Responsibility :
Manage match and news content for India
Plan event coverage for Indian cricket
Daily content planning with the video desk
Editing, polishing, and rewriting stories
Generate story ideas multiple formats
Groom and mentor writers
Ensure that the content being produced daily aligns with our vision for the mobile-first world
Work with all the content teams – video, news correspondents, social media and features
Work closely with the editorial teams across all the regions
Work with marketing, sales and business development teams as and when required

Basic Qualifications:

Experience and Qualification required -
10 years of experience at a senior level in a print or web publication specializing in cricket

At least five years of experience in a digital medium
Impeccable editing and writing skills
Keen grasp of cricket and news
At least five years of experience in a leadership position
An excellent grasp of the English language, a good understanding of the internet and web journalism and a flexible mindset to be able adapt to new challenges

Additional Information!:

Skills Required :
Temperament and the ability to manage a team.
Awareness of social media and digital publishing trends
Unflappable temperament, ability to handle deadline pressures
An open and flexible mindset towards content creation

About ESPN:

Working at ESPN is unlike anything else. That’s because we’re always finding new ways to interact with fans – however and wherever they connect with sports. Every day we’re doing things that no one has done, all in a dynamic culture where we defy odds and continuously outdo ourselves. When you have the latest technology, game-changing ideas and world-class talent on your team, every day is extraordinary.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with ESPN Digital Media (India) Private Limited, which is part of a business we call ESPN.

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