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Company: FDAnews
Seeking Executive Editor
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
April 11, 2014
Job ID: 1300835


FDAnews seeks a full-time, in-house Executive Editor who will perform editorial management duties for several hard-news, business-to-business newsletters covering the pharmaceutical industry and the regulations affecting these companies. This person’s major responsibilities include the day-to-day management and training of reporters, scheduling coverage and assigning articles for daily, weekly and monthly online and print publications.

We want a journalist who is passionate about producing accurate, concise and easily understandable news stories for business executives — someone who can juggle many different deadlines while training and encouraging reporters to produce clean copy and become experts in their field of coverage.

The right candidate is an experienced journalist with, at a minimum, a bachelor’s degree and three years of business-to-business reporting experience that must include coverage of federal agency and congressional actions. Candidates should have one year as a substantive editor using AP style and at least one year of management experience. Knowledge of the Food and Drug Administration and the medical device, pharmaceutical or biotechnology industries is a big plus.

This is a full-time, on-site position located at our Falls Church, Va., office. Benefits include health insurance, dental, 401k, vacation, etc.

To apply, please email a resume, your single best news clip and/or editing sample (before and after) plus a cover letter with salary requirements to Applications without all of the above will not be considered. No phone calls, please.

FDAnews is the premier provider of domestic and international regulatory, legislative and business news and information for executives in industries regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the European Medicines Agency. Visit us at


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