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Sunday, January 18, 2015

Editorial Researcher, Consumer Reports (NY)

Editorial Researcher, Consumer Reports – NY

Consumer Reports seeks an Editorial Researcher to check facts for non-test related information to confirm accuracy and adjusts text accordingly, for articles across all media channels.
Qualifications Include:
  • College graduate, graduate credits preferred, with a concentration in science and writing
  • 1 – 2 years experience doing research for print or web publications.
  • Must demonstrate good editorial research and interviewing skills.
  • Must be able to understand and translate statistical and technical data into plain English.
  • Needs to be strongly detail oriented, thorough and resourceful.
  • Must work well under rigid deadline pressure in multimedia environment.
  • Excellent writing, communication and interpersonal skills are crucial.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Fact checks copy including reviewing sources provided by writers and editors for completeness and accuracy
  • Ensures  text  is accurate and is derived from appropriate sources
  • Works with writers and editors on sourcing issues and wording of articles
  • Suggests clarifying phrases or wording to ensure accurate presentation of facts
  • Locates additional sources of data as needed to validate facts
  • May write short articles, blogs or sidebar assignments as approved by manager
  • Performs other duties as assigned but not those of a higher level.
To apply: