Editor in Chief
THE CITY, an award-winning, independent nonprofit newsroom dedicated to serving the people of New York through hard-hitting reporting, is seeking an experienced, innovative and visionary Editor in Chief to help lead the nationally recognized local news site to new heights. The Editor in Chief (“EIC”) will work closely with THE CITY’s Executive Director to ensure alignment with the goals of the newsroom. The Editor in Chief will direct a wide-ranging editorial staff while attracting, developing and retaining an array of diverse journalistic talent. Working collaboratively across the newsroom, the EIC will exhibit an ability and willingness to deal with all levels of the editorial process, from story generation to hands-on editing. With a budget of $4.1 million that is expected to grow significantly, the EIC will be responsible for shaping ongoing, ambitious lines of reporting and developing new ones – all in the service of driving conversation, coverage and, above all, action. 
5 October 2021