Deputy Congressional Editor
POLITICO is seeking candidates for Deputy Congressional Editor. This editor will move multiple breaking news stories a day, as well as front page stories on a regular basis. He/she should be able to grab raw news feeds and quickly turn them into snappy breaking stories that capture the news, context and the big picture.
The ideal candidate is energetic and well-organized, able to coordinate breaking news stories and work closely with reporters to translate the day’s events into high-impact coverage. We want someone who loves the pace and excitement of congressional news. This editor must work well with other editors on planning and coordination while editing a team of reporters who are usually off site at the Capitol. Experience editing congressional coverage is a plus but not a must.
Please send a brief cover letter, résumé, no more than five clips and contact information for three references to firstname.lastname@example.org, subject line: Deputy Congressional Editor.
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