Editor-in-Chief, National Journal Hotline

Mar 05, 2014
Apr 04, 2014
Ms. Human Resources
Digital Media
Full Time
National Journal, a must-read destination for Washington insiders, seeks a Hotline Editor-in-Chief with a passion for politics, sharp writing skills, excellent news judgment, and a new media mindset.

The Editor-in-Chief will be responsible for setting the editorial tone for the Hotline, Washington’s essential publication for political junkies. The Editor-in-Chief will be expected to craft daily political analyses, edit and manage a team of reporters and contribute to National Journal’s political coverage.

We're looking for someone with an in-depth knowledge of campaigns and elections and the ability to understand big-picture political trends and developments. A successful candidate will demonstrate solid news judgment, develop relationships with political consultants and strategists, and have an understanding of 21st century media.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Writing the daily, 300-word analysis featured in each edition of the Hotline
  • Supervising the production of Wake Up Call, Hotline’s flagship morning tip sheet
  • Editing between 30-40 aggregated stories in Latest Edition
  • Helping conceive and shape additional political content available on National Journal
  • Providing utility to subscribers through a variety of platforms
  • Staying on top of political developments and maintaining expertise in relevant topic areas

    Qualifications of the Ideal Candidate:

  • Experience in an online or print news environment
  • Ability to juggle multiple stories and deadlines
  • In-depth political knowledge
  • Strong editing skills
  • A strong work ethic and motivation to succeed
  • A positive, good-natured, energetic attitude
  • Strong leadership skills
  • An ability to bring out the best in reporters with different experience levels and skills
  • A commitment to nonpartisan reporting and writing

    To apply, please visit us at www.atlanticmedia.com
    Atlantic Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Atlantic Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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