POLITICO, Deputy Editor, Breaking News - D.C.

Washington, D.C.
Nov 14, 2012
Dec 17, 2012
Job Type
Full Time

Location: Washington, D.C.

POLITICO is seeking a dynamic deputy editor to lead a team of reporters covering breaking news, the intersection of media and politics and more.

The ideal candidate will have a sharp nose for what’s news in D.C. and the ability to identify, assign and help craft stories covering a wide range of topics. We’re looking for candidates with experience editing in a fast-paced hard news environment; excellent news judgment; hands-on comfort level in tackling a diverse variety of stories; and a proven ability to work well with others under intense deadline pressure. Familiarity with social media and the latest trends and innovations in web journalism is essential.

It is POLITICO's policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender or other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state or local law.

To apply, please send a brief cover letter, résumé, four clips and contact information for three references to employment@politico.com, subject line: Deputy editor, breaking news. PLEASE MENTION GORKANA WHEN APPLYING!