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Date: Mar 1, 2023

Location: US

Company: Associated Press

The Associated Press is an independent global news organization dedicated to factual reporting. Founded in 1846, AP today remains the most trusted source of fast, accurate, unbiased news in all formats and the essential provider of the technology and services vital to the news business. More than half the world's population sees AP journalism every day.


The Associated Press seeks a digital curation editor who is creative, passionate about experimentation and excited to tell breaking news stories online to join our growing team of diverse journalists focused on digital audiences. We’re looking for a journalist with a rich understanding of how news travels online to curate and manage the presentation of AP’s journalism in all media formats on



In this role, you will be based in either New York or Los Angeles and report to the deputy director of digital news for audience engagement. Your primary responsibility will be to select, curate, edit and publish AP journalism in all media formats – text, photo, video, audio and data visualization – on and the APNews mobile app, guided by your own news judgment and insights from site, search and social media metrics. You’ll promote best practices for packaging online storytelling among AP’s news gathering and production teams around the world. As an AP journalist, you’ll also have the ability and willingness to work at night and on weekends as coverage demands.



We’re looking for a digital native who has strong news judgment, a sharp eye for detail and a deep understanding of how to target and serve online audiences that come – and are guided to – and the APNews mobile app. You must be able to spot opportunities to make AP’s exclusive and distinctive news shine online, applying best practices for search engine and social media optimization. You’ll have a great news sense and know how to identify the stories consumers will want to share, like and talk about. We need teammates who can work swiftly and accurately under tight deadlines, and plan and complete short- and long-term projects with their colleagues.


We’re looking for journalists who:

  • understand how to monitor and interpret metrics to serve and grow AP’s diverse global audiences.
  • can quickly become conversant with every aspect of AP’s all formats news report.
  • have strong communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively with diverse teams of journalists and designers at the AP who operate in all formats: text, photo, video, audio, digital/social, interactive and graphics.
  • pursue innovative and inclusive techniques while maintaining AP’s standards for integrity and objectivity.


We will consider strong candidates who do not meet every listed qualification. You may use a cover letter to describe the unique qualifications you would bring to this role.


Other qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience, such as at least one year of full-time work as an editor, reporter or social media producer at a daily newspaper, broadcast station, online or digital news outlet or AP bureau.
  • All applicants must be able to work in the U.S. or be able to gain permission to do so.
  • Advanced-level professional competency in written and spoken English. Professional competency in a language besides English is a plus.


The anticipated salary range for this position is $66,657 - $80,714 contingent on experience and other job-related factors. Employees are eligible to participate, according to the terms of the official plan documents, in a 401(k) plan, employer-sponsored health insurance plan, and are eligible for paid time off and holidays in accordance with AP policy.


Application Deadline:  March 31, 2023 @ 11:59PM ET


AP seeks to build an inclusive organization grounded in respect for differences. We support all aspects of diversity and provide equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or status as a veteran. We encourage members of traditionally underrepresented communities to apply.

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