News Editor

New Delhi, New Delhi
Work Type: Full Time

Inc42 Media is on the hunt for a News Editor who is more than just a journalist. We're looking for a seasoned storyteller with a knack for business writing, a flair for editorial leadership and passion for the startup economy. Reporting directly to the Editor-in-Chief(Pooja Sareen), you'll be the lynchpin in our news production process.

Why You Should Care? 

Impact: You won't just be filling a seat; you'll be steering the ship. Your work will directly contribute to the growth of Inc42’s readership and help shape India's #1 startup media platform.

Network: Our readers aren't just anyone; they're the who's who of India's startup & business ecosystem — founders, executives, govt officials and investors.

Reputation: Inc42 is a brand that resonates. Our alumni have gone on to launch startups and join industry leaders. You'll be part of a legacy.

About Inc42 Media

Inc42 is India’s #1 startup media & intelligence platform that informs, educates and empowers startup & business leaders through its incisive reporting, insightful reports, curated events & communities, and industry-leading executive courses & programs.

Since launching in January 2015, and having risen to become the authoritative voice on India’s startup economy, we've moved markets, gotten the early scoop on billions of dollars of transactions and told you what's happening deep inside some of the fastest-growing startups & industries alike. Our stories have been followed by the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, Reuters, TechCrunch and other major outlets hundreds of times.

We also track over 50,000+ startups and provide market research and intelligence through our in-depth research reports, and we organise some of the most sought-after conferences and events for startup & business leaders across India. 

In 2020, we introduced Inc42 Plus, our exclusive membership program tailored for startup & business leaders, amassing over 10,000 members in record time. Apart from our sharp reporting & insightful research, through Inc42 BrandLabs, we partner with enterprises & brands to help them create branded content & experiences and reach our audience of decision-makers.

What You'll Do?
  • Editorial Planning: Collaborate with senior editors to craft daily, weekly, and monthly content rosters.

  • Trendspotting: Monitor feeds and identify trends to shape the day's editorial agenda.

  • Quality Control: Edit, validate, and fact-check stories to ensure they meet our rigorous standards.

  • Team Development: Train your team to break exclusive stories, dive deep into subjects, and conduct insightful interviews.

  • Newsletter Management: Curate compelling newsletters and coordinate with senior teams for execution.

  • Innovation: Brainstorm new story formats, series, and themes to keep our content fresh and engaging.

  • Team Well-being: Ensure roster optimization and maintain a happy, high-performing team.

What We Are Looking For?

  • Experience: 3+ years in startup/tech reporting or business writing.

  • Education: Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Journalism/Mass Communication or equivalent.

  • Tech Savvy: A genuine passion for and understanding of tech and startups.

  • Global Awareness: Well-versed in global tech, digital, and startup trends.

  • Language Skills: Exceptional command over language.

  • Journalistic Integrity: Strong grasp of news reporting basics and structures.

  • Market Insight: The ability to understand the tech landscape and foresee upcoming trends.

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