Deputy Managing Editor, NationalJournal.com

Location
Washington
Posted
Mar 10, 2008
Closes
Apr 09, 2008
Contact
Ms. Lyndsay Polloway
Role
Reporter
Duration
Full Time
NationalJournal.com, National Journal Group's must-read destination for Washington, D.C., professionals and the online home of National Journal magazine, The Hotline, CongressDaily, and a growing range of Web services, seeks an online journalist to join our team as a Deputy Managing Editor. This position entails multiple daily deadlines and requires a wide range of knowledge and interests relevant to National Journal's Washington, D.C.-focused readership.

The successful candidate will enjoy reading and writing about Congress, campaign, campaign advertising, opinion polls, legislative news, and policy issues. Duties will also include working with staff writers to help develop their skills and assisting in the compilation of a daily news roundup.

Applicants should be motivated professionals with 3-5 years experience, without the need for close daily supervision. The ideal candidate will demonstrate sharp writing and editing skills, a new media mindset, and a desire to grow with an expanding Web organization.

Other Qualifications Include:
•Superb writing and editing skills
•Knowledge of AP style
•Proven record of deadline performance
•Exemplary attention to detail
•Previous experience in online publishing and new media required with top priority for experience in the blogging and content-management worlds
•A highly developed interest in and passion for online news

To apply online and learn more, please visit us at http://www.atlanticmediacompany.com/careers/index.html.