Politics Editor, Newsweek - NY / DC

6 days left

New York or Washington
Great Salary + Benefits
Aug 30, 2017
Sep 30, 2017
Politics Editor
Job Type
Full Time

Newsweek is looking for an experienced, digitally-savvy editor in New York or Washington to oversee our coverage of politics and national security, including news, analysis and features.

This is primarily a digital position, but there are plenty of opportunities to edit and write for the magazine. The ideal candidate is obsessed with politics and really understands how Washington works.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assigning and line-editing daily stories for politics and national security for the web
  • Managing a team of up to 15 writers in Washington, California and New York
  • Writing SEO and social-friendly headlines
  • Coordinating with editors in New York, London and Los Angeles to avoid overlap and assure quality coverage
  • Cultivating a network of freelancers to help with the web and magazine
  • Working with magazine editors on story ideas and assignments
  • Communicating with our video, photo and social media teams to ensure robust multimedia offerings and widespread distribution
  • Planning long term coverage, including events such as elections and debates that often take place during off hours

Must have 5 to 10 years relevant experience.

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