Editor-in-Chief of Washingtonian Magazine

washingtonian, Washington D.C.

Work at washingtonian

Salary: Competitive with health benefits, matching 401k, dental, etc.

Level: Executive (Director, VP, Department Head)

Duration: Full-Time

Washingtonian is seeking a talented and innovative editor with the responsibility for the mission and complete editorial content for Washingtonian Magazine and
 This position is responsible for supervising a staff of editors, writers and art staffers as well as for annual edit calendars and monthly and quarterly editorial lineups. Reporting directly to publisher/owner.
  • Minimum of 5 years of editorial or reporting experience with a bachelor’s degree
  • Must have understanding and appreciation for city and regional magazines
  • Excellent people management and leadership skills
  • Excellent budget skills
  • Solid understanding and appreciation of news and narrative
  • Must be proficient with social media and digital platforms

  • Have understanding and appreciation for service journalism 

  • Has advanced appreciation of food, the arts, popular culture and can contribute to an understanding of the tastes of Washingtonian audiences
  • Understands lifestyle and community topics from a readers point of view
  • Ability to organize, plan, and meet deadlines
The ideal candidate will:
  • Have an understanding of the Washington D.C. area
  • Have the ability to attract talent
  • Digitally savvy

To apply, send your resume and cover letter with salary expectations to Only qualified candidates will be contacted. For more information on Washingtonian, please visit

We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.

About washingtonian

About Washingtonian Media:

Washingtonian Media is a Washington DC media company that includes the flagship, 57-year-old magazine, Washingtonian, the national capital region's leading monthly with more than 400,000 readers, and winner of five National Magazine Awards. has over 3 million pageviews a month, 750,000 social media followers and is the region's premier lifestyle website with breaking news stories, feature articles, newsletters, events calendars, restaurant and doctors finders, and much more. The company also publishes Washingtonian Weddings and has a Custom Media business as well as a thriving events business.