POLITICO is looking for an editorial leader of impeccable judgment, a mind open to innovation and a broad range of journalistic experience and interests to become the publication’s next Editor. Reporting to the Editor-in-Chief, the Editor is charged with helping conceive and most directly implement a compelling and evolving coverage strategy; with ensuring the newsroom delivers journalistically for all of POLITICO’s platforms; with recruiting and retaining the best talent; and with managing a team of some 300 editors and reporters in the U.S. and Canada. You will lead a varied newsroom of immensely talented and ambitious people devoted to owning the Washington and politics story; build out other existing and identify new coverage areas; and oversee POLITICO’s growth across the country. Working in close partnership with other members of the executive team, you’ll be an instrumental figure in shaping the future of POLITICO. The ideal candidate will be an experienced editorial leader who’s able to challenge ideas or approaches in a spirit of collaboration and who has worked in and will embrace our commitment to building an inclusive and diverse newsroom. A passion for politics and policy reporting and a demonstrated commitment to excellence and the highest standards of professional integrity also are musts.
5 October 2021