Good jobs in journalism are hard to come by (we should know), so this is good news for at least one lucky individual out there in DC Journo-Land! CNN is hiring an “innovative and inspiring leader” to run their digital politics coverage, and take charge of assets including CNNPolitics.com, the Political Ticker, Polling Center, Gut Check newsletter, and all of CNN’s politics social presence:
Washington Managing Editor, CNN Digital
This innovative and inspiring leader will run one of the most popular political offerings on the web and mobile. S/he has a bold editorial strategy for all of CNN’s digital politics coverage, including our existing offerings and assets such as CNNPolitics.com, the Political Ticker, Polling Center, Gut Check newsletter, CNN’s massive politics social presence, shows, beats, blogs and franchises that fuel our coverage in and outside of DC.
This editor will launch new digital politics products for CNN and also have clear thoughts on which efforts to create, reshape or sunset. This is a bold thinker who brings people and ideas together, an organizer, a communicator who loves politics and all things DC. S/he will lead a team of journalists to execute on that strategy daily, creating a more powerful digital political presence and product for CNN.
Full job description after the jump…