Editor, Atlantic Media Company

May 02, 2011
Jun 01, 2011
Ms. Human Resources
Full Time
Editor, Atlantic Media

Atlantic Media is looking for an editor to lead a new web site devoted to covering a range of topics on the broad theme of global cities. Areas include: transportation, urban affairs, neighborhoods, innovation, and trends in housing, economic competitiveness, and demography. The site will be built around the vision and work of Richard Florida, Atlantic senior editor, renowned economist/demographer, and author of The Rise of the Creative Class and The Great Reset. Working with Rich, the editor will oversee a small team of bloggers and multimedia producers with the goal of creating a premier web destination that attracts experts in the space as well as curious generalist readers.

The ideal candidate:

  • Has at least five years experience as a digital journalist;
  • Has a demonstrated interest in urban affairs, demography, and social/economic policy;
  • Can spot talent, build and manage a team, and operate independently;
  • Is experienced assigning, editing, producing, and writing stories/blog posts for the web;
  • Has a deep understanding of how to attract and engage a digital audience including, but not limited to, using search, social media, content partners, and third-party aggregators;
  • Has a journalistic sensibility that fits Atlantic values: intelligent, fair, accurate, fast, curious, provocative, news-driven.

The job is based in Washington, DC, and reports to the editorial director, Atlantic Digital.

Atlantic Media Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Please apply online at: www.atlanticmediacompany.com

Please apply online at: www.atlanticmediacompany.com

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