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Senior Editor - XXL

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Town Square Media New York , NY 10007

Posted 3 months ago

Senior Editor, XXL

XXL, Townsquare Media's hip-hop site, is looking for a new Senior Editor for both the website and the magazine. In this role, the Senior Editor will be writing and editing content, while utilizing their strong relationships in the music industry. This role is based out of our NYC office. If you meet the requirements outlined below, please submit your resume, writing samples and a cover letter letting us know why you should be XXL's newest edition to the team.


  • Overseeing a team of writers and junior staff

  • Coming up with stories and ideas

  • Overseeing release of new music and new artists

  • Using contacts and relationships to get interviews

  • Assigning out and editing stories

  • Attending events and concerts

  • Writing stories and doing interviews

Qualifications Required:

  • 3-4 years of experience writing and editing for established music sites and publications

  • Experience assigning stories to writers

  • Strong writing, re-writing and editing skills

  • Heavy experience covering hip-hop music

  • Extensive hip-hop knowledge

  • Ability to multi-task and have effective communication skills

  • Must be creative and able to come up with story ideas

  • Strong organization skills, time management and a team player

  • Good research skills and a good ear for new talent

About Us

Townsquare Media Group is a diversified media, entertainment and digital marketing services company that owns and operates radio, digital and live event properties. The Company specializes in creating and distributing original entertainment, music and lifestyle content. Its assets include 318 radio stations and over 325 local companion websites in 67 small to mid-sized markets, a national portfolio of music and entertainment digital properties reaching over 50 million US unique visitors monthly, including Taste of Country, XXL Mag,, Ultimate Classic Rock, Loudwire, The FW, GuySpeed, ScreenCrushand PopCrush, approximately 550 live music and non-music events annually, and Seize the Deal, an E-commerce business. Additionally, Townsquare also operates Townsquare Cares, a non-profit organization that seeks to better the lives of troops and their families.


Townsquare Media provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Townsquare Media complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Townsquare Media expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Townsquare Media's employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

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Senior Editor - XXL

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