Temporary News Editor
Gearing up for the 2020 elections, The New Republic is expanding our digital team and looking for an experienced editor with expertise in political analysis, reporting, and opinion to work on an on-call basis during holidays and vacations.
This is a contract position, based either in New York, N.Y., or Washington, D.C. The editor will be expected to edit multiple articles per day that vary widely in length, form, and subject matter. Applicants should have a minimum of three years of editing experience and strong general-interest knowledge, plus a firm grasp of domestic politics.
To apply, please submit your résumé and a cover letter that’s tailored to TNR, showing an understanding of our sensibility and history. Please include links to five articles you've edited. Only candidates who submit cover letters and work samples will be considered. Candidates will be required to take an editing test.
The New Republic is committed to diversity and encourages members of underrepresented communities to apply, including women, LGBTQ people, people of color, people with criminal records, veterans and people with disabilities.