Executive Editor

Raw Story
Working from home
Salary comensurate with experience plus medical/401K/paid time off
Jan 18, 2018
Metro Area
Full Time

The largest progressive politics news site in the United States is seeking a new Executive Editor.

• Bachelor's degree in Journalism or related area and 6+ years of related work experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience / training
• 5 - 10 years of work experience as a digital news editor/reporter
• Three to five years of experience working in political/investigative reporting
• Three to five years of experience in editorial management
• Expert desktop computing and internet search skills
• Excellent written, verbal, interpersonal communications, active listening and political acumen skills
• Excellent analytical, critical thinking, project management, and problem recognition, avoidance, and resolution skills
• Ability to tackle and master complex editorial topics
• Success at generating a consistent flow of story ideas
• Success in developing and delivering complicated politics stories that are easily understood by lay audiences
• Solid research and fact-checking skills, using available resources, publications and subject matter experts as needed
• Career marked by the ability to remain highly organized, self-motivated, resourceful and capable of making numerous editorial decisions while under pressure and able to manage and meet strict deadlines

Interested applicants should send cover letter, resume and links to at least 5 clips

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