Assistant Business Editor

The Seattle Times

Seattle, Washington

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Date Posted May 10, 2022
Industry Newspapers / Wires
Specialty Other
Job Status Full-time
Salary Not Specified
Website https://company.seattletimes.com/careers/

Description:

The Seattle Times, the Pulitzer Prize-winning news organization, is seeking an Assistant Business Editor to help lead our coverage of Seattle’s dynamic, chaotic economy. In our newsroom, you will be responsible for accurate, responsible coverage as part of an eight-person team that prioritizes high-impact breaking news and enterprise reporting. You will edit and guide reporters while picking the best stories on offer from The New York Times, The Washington Post, Bloomberg and our other wire services.

Please note: while currently remote, this position will require some work in our Seattle office once normal operations resume. Applicants should be current (or future) residents of the Greater Seattle area.

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Qualifications

We are committed to diversity and creating an inclusive newsroom and encourage members of traditionally underrepresented communities to apply. If your profile doesn’t match this job description exactly, you may still be a candidate for this position. Please let us know how your skills and experience relate to the role and its objectives in your Cover Letter.

Founded in 1896, The Seattle Times continues its tradition as a family-owned, Pulitzer Prize-winning newspaper that cuts through the clutter and provides readers with timely, relevant news. We serve the Pacific Northwest with thoughtful, independent journalism that makes a real difference in our community. And as a media solutions company, we combine cutting-edge digital capabilities and service with the values and integrity of respected traditional media… with an established audience of 2.1 million. At The Seattle Times, you'll find work that matters.

If you need assistance to accommodate a disability, please contact Human Resources at careers@seattletimes.com and provide a description of the reasonable accommodation(s) needed.