Editor-in-chief, Berkeleyside

Berkeleyside, Berkeley, California

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Date Posted February 07, 2020
Industry Nonprofit
Specialty Not Specified
Job Status Full-time
Salary $95,000 - $115,000
Website https://www.berkeleyside.com/join-our-team/editor-in-chief-berkeleyside


Berkeleyside is hiring an Editor-in-Chief to take our pioneering independent local news site to new heights in its next decade. Our ideal applicant will be passionate about serving the information needs of local communities and excited to build on our dedicated editorial team’s excellent track record. The job is based in Berkeley.

You’ll be joining us at an exciting time in our development. After 10 years building Berkeleyside into a widely recognized, nationally lauded local news site, we are launching an ambitious, yet-to-be-named mission-driven organization that will embrace Berkeleyside and new city newsrooms. We have core funding from the American Journalism Project and Google News Initiative. Our first new launch will be in Oakland this spring. 

What you’ll do

  What you’ll need to succeed

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How we’ll support you

The salary for this position is $95,000-$115,000, depending on experience. We offer a health plan, four weeks of paid leave and a 401(k) match.

We’re committed to building an inclusive newsroom that represents the people and communities we serve. We especially encourage members of traditionally underrepresented communities to apply for this position, including women, people of color, LGBTQ people and people with disabilities.


Note: The deadline to apply is 11:59 p.m. PST, Monday, March 2.

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