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Date: Mar 15, 2023

Location: London, CMD, GB, NW1 7DZ

Company: Associated Press

The Associated Press is the essential global news network, delivering fast, unbiased news from every corner of the world to all media platforms and formats. Founded in 1846, AP today is the most trusted source of independent news and information. On any given day, more than half the world's population sees news from AP.


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 London 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.


Essential Criteria


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.
  • Advanced-level professional competency in written and spoken English.
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills with the ability to juggle multiple projects across formats and deliver success on complex, challenging story lines.


All applicants must be able to work in the UK, or be able to gain permission to work in the UK.


The closing date for applications is Wednesday 5th April 2023.

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