Features Editor

The Committee to Protect Journalists, New York, New York

Date Posted March 13, 2020
Industry Digital Media
Specialty Editorial
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Status Full-time
Salary $70,000-$75,000
Website https://cpj.org/about/jobs.php#FeaturesEditor

Description:

About CPJ
Founded in 1981, the Committee to Protect Journalists is an independent, nonprofit organization
that promotes press freedom worldwide. We defend the right of journalists to report the news
safely and without fear of reprisal.


Background
The Committee to Protect Journalists seeks features editor to edit and help manage the flow of
news content, particularly features, analyses, and long-form reports but also news alerts, letters
of protest, and other articles. The features editor will work within a small team of editors, in
coordination with the advocacy and emergencies teams and CPJ’s regional programs, to advance
the organization’s mission.


This is a full-time, exempt position.
Primary Responsibilities:

Qualifications & Experience:
Required:

Preferred:

Salary: $70,000-$75,000
This job is part of a collective bargaining unit represented by the Writers Guild of America East
(WGAE).


To apply:
Please e-mail a resume and cover letter and references to featureseditor@cpj.org and include "Features Editor"  in the subject line.
CPJ is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. CPJ does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, pregnancy, military status, carrier status, genetic
predisposition, caregiver status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

No phone calls, please. Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be
contacted.

Deadline for applications: Open until filled

When applying, mention you saw this opening listed at JournalismJobs.com.