Deputy Tech Editor

POLITICO, Arlington, Virginia

Date PostedJanuary 03, 2018
IndustryDigital Media
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryNot Specified

POLITICO Pro is looking for a savvy deputy editor for our team covering technology and telecommunications policy. The ideal candidate possesses tech and telecom policy expertise, editing experience and strong writing skills. The person filling this position will help run a team reporting on Congress, the White House, federal agencies like the FCC, and tech company lobbying and influence in Washington. The position involves editing everything from quick, breaking news alerts to broader, conceptual stories. Candidates should be comfortable working in a fast-paced newsroom and have a passion for policy and politics.

What You'll Need:

  • Experience covering technology policy.
  • Telecom policy and/or politics at the professional level.
  • Ability to write and edit, including under tight deadline pressure.
  • Ability to handle a fast-moving job.


Come help us build the story. We check our comfort zones at the door each day to foster innovation, and because we believe in each other’s ambitions, we come together to create something meaningful.

We value our people. We offer a competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits package, including health and wellness benefits, commuter benefits, retirement plans, as well as work-life balance flexibility and opportunities for career development.

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