ARTnews: Executive Editor

New York City, New York (US)
Base + Benefits (Medical, Dental ,Vision & 401k)
Jan 13, 2020
Metro Area
New York
Full Time

ARTnews: Executive Editor

ARTnews is hiring an Executive Editor who will be responsible for the daily output of The Executive Editor’s responsibilities center around developing staff writers and a roster of freelancers who will define the website’s tone and substance covering the global art world.

The position reports to the Editor in Chief but will have wide latitude to shape the coverage of the website with posts in a variety of formats from breaking news to feature stories to interviews in print and podcast form and to develop different ways of reaching our audience.

The Executive Editor will develop talent in-house and among freelancers, assign stories, edit, top edit and be responsible for display copy. The ideal candidate will have a strong news sense and experience developing a strategy for coverage (defining beats, conceiving of stories and follow-up stories.)


  • Experience in writing and editing for a website or newspaper with daily deadlines. Knowledge of the art world and art market, while helpful, is not required. We are looking for someone with strong reporting skills and experience who is keen to share their insights and experience while training staff.
  • An ability to edit, write, and report accurately while meeting deadlines.
  • Demonstrated news judgment and organizational skills, especially directing the work of a staff and freelance journalists.

About ARTnews:

Founded in 1902, ARTnews is the oldest art magazine in the world and the world’s leading authority in art journalism. Its global readership includes collectors, dealers, historians, artists, museum directors, curators, connoisseurs and enthusiasts. Between print and digital, the magazine now reaches hundreds of thousands of readers per month. Published four times a year in print, including its celebrated Top 200 Collectors issue annually, ARTnews reports on the art, personalities, issues, trends and events shaping the international art world. Its digital presence, revitalized over the past five years, follows developments in the art world daily, and two daily newsletters go out to thousands of subscribers. Noted for its editorial excellence, ARTnews has received over 40 journalistic prizes, including a National Magazine Award, and is the only artmagazine to have received acknowledgement to this extent.  ARTnews’ parent company, Penske Media Corporation (PMC), is a leading digital media, publishing, and information Services Company founded in 2003.

About PMC:

PMC’s award-winning content attracts a monthly audience of more than 180 million and empowers more than 1 million global CEOs and business thought-leaders in markets that impact the world. Our dynamic events, data services, and rich content entertain and educate today’s fashion, retail, beauty, entertainment and lifestyle sectors. Headquartered in New York and Los Angeles with additional offices in 11 countries worldwide, Penske Media is the way global influencers are informed, connected, and inspired. To learn more about PMC and its iconic brands, visit


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