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Politics editor

Editorial | New York, NY | Full Time

Job Description

Insider Inc. is looking for a politics editor who is sharp, fast, and who has a knack for telling stories in a relatable and compelling way.

The politics editor is always thinking up an angle on the news that everyone else has missed. He or she will bring in scoops, exclusives, and original interviews. This candidate will be responsible for monitoring both US and global political events and overseeing coverage of them in real time.

The politics editor will manage a growing team of reporters in NYC and DC. These reporters will file everything from breaking news to profiles and exclusive stories, as well as stories from the field. Their editor should be comfortable regularly handling this mixture of story edits, as well handling sensitive scoops. 

The ideal politics editor will:

  • Show excellent news judgment
  • Have the ability to write and edit quickly and accurately
  • Assign and edit a mix of articles, including short news posts and long-form reported pieces (he or she can also write and report themselves as time allows)
  • Have a few years of experience covering politics for a digital publication


APPLY HERE if you are interested in this position. Include your resume and links to five clips, and explain in your cover letter why we should hire you in no more than three paragraphs.

Insider Inc offers competitive compensation packages complete with benefits. This is a full-time position based in our New York office, with flexibility in relocating to DC.

 

 

 

 

 

About us:

Insider Inc. is the publisher of INSIDER, Markets Insider, and 17 international editions of Business Insider, including the flagship NY-based US edition. The company pioneered a digital-native approach to news and information that is social and mobile at its core, for an ambitious and curious global audience that grew up with digital. The company launched in 2007, and in ten years, Business Insider has grown to become the most favorite business news brand in the world, when measured by reach. Insider Inc. reaches a global audience of several hundred million readers and viewers. The company also offers a subscription research service, Business Insider Intelligence (BII), that provides in-depth insight, data, and analysis of digital topics. Every year the company hosts IGNITION, an influential media and technology conferences. Insider Inc. is a subsidiary of Axel Springer SE. We are always looking for talented, curious and motivated individuals to join our growing team.