Deputy editor, breaking news

Location
Arlington
Posted
Oct 08, 2012
Closes
Nov 07, 2012
Contact
Ms. Beth Frerking
Category
Digital Media
Duration
Full Time
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.

Qualifications

Experience as an editor 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.




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

No phone calls, please.

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