ARTnews: Senior Staff Writer

Penske Media Corporation, New York, NY USA

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Salary: Base + Benefits + 401-k

Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)

Duration: Full-Time

ARTnews: Senior Staff Writer

COVID-19 HIRING UPDATE: We have transitioned to a remote work model and are continuing to hire during this time. This role is expected to begin as a remote position. We appreciate this is unprecedented times and will work closely with you, taking into account your individual circumstances.

ARTnews, the world’s leading authority in art journalism, seeks a senior staff writer/reporter. Reporting to the Managing Editor, the senior staff writer will be responsible for an average of 1-2 online articles per day, as well as several longer features per month, and will also be expected to contribute to the print publications Art in America and ARTnews. The ideal applicant is someone who is able to juggle multiple aspects of the visual art beat, ranging from profiles of artists to stories about institutions like museums to broader trend and culture pieces, and so forth. This person will be expected to develop sources, and regularly generate breaking news and exclusives.


  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in journalism, ideally in art and culture. Applicants from outside art/culture reporting are encouraged to apply if they have excellent, dogged reporting skills and an ability to learn a beat quickly.
  • Knowledge of art and the art world.
  • An ability to work quickly and accurately and with verve; an ability to work collaboratively.

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 is a leading independent global media and information services company whose award-winning content attracts a passionate monthly audience of more than 310 million. Since 2004, Penske Media has been a pioneer in digital media and a platform innovator, reaching viewers on all screens across its ever-growing constellation of iconic brands, which includes Deadline, Variety, Rolling Stone, Billboard, The Hollywood Reporter, VIBE, WWD, SHE Media, Robb Report, Sportico, TVLine, BGR, ARTnews, Art in America, Fairchild Media, and, among many others. PMC’s journalists and content creators deliver daily the most comprehensive news and information in their industries and areas of coverage, unequaled in ambition, depth and courage. Headquartered in New York and Los Angeles with additional offices in 14 countries worldwide, PMC believes companies should not only be profitable but also forces for good. To learn more about PMC, our 2% Foundation, and our portfolio of brands, please visit

About Penske Media Corporation

Penske Media Corporation (PMC) is a leading digital media and information services company whose award-winning content attracts a monthly audience of more than 260 million a month and reaches users in more than 175 countries as well as a collective 390 million social media followers. The company houses a constellation of globally prominent and legendary brands, including Variety, Rolling Stone,, WWD, Robb Report, SHE Media, BGR, IndieWire, Beauty Inc, Sourcing Journal, TVLine, FN, BlogHer, HollywoodLife, Gold Derby, and SPY. PMC delivers exceptional content to consumers, business leaders and organizations around the world across multiple platforms: digital, mobile, social, print, video, broadcast, and dynamic live events. Headquartered in New York and Los Angeles with additional offices in 11 countries worldwide, Penske Media is the way global leaders and influencers are informed, connected, and inspired.

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