Are you a New York City-based journalist? Want to be there when breaking news breaks, find the key angles, pounce on new stories, drive news across the country? Join us as the editor of LiveWire. We’re hiring a new Associate Editor position to head up TPM’s LiveWire, the beating heart of TPM. It’s got to be just the right person: sharp, quick on your feet, have great news judgement and be someone who sees the great story in the rough and is ready to run with it. Is it you? I hope so. If you’re interested, check out the official job listing after the fold. I hope we hear from you.
TPM is hiring an Associate Editor to work in our New York City office. This is a full-time editing position directing TPM’s breaking news coverage. It includes leading the breaking news team that runs TPM’s Livewire, overseeing the TPM home page, and deep immersion in TPM’s social media strategy. You have the ability to convert breaking news into smart, accurate, and compelling content and you inspire exceptional performance from your team. The position includes a mix of story-editing, story-assigning, and rapid-fire decision making. You will play a substantial role in setting the direction for TPM’s overall news coverage.
Candidates must have at least three years of professional editing and/or reporting experience and must be ready to work in a highly collaborative environment and at the fast-paced metabolism of a digital news organization. An exceptional grasp of contemporary U.S. politics and the digital news space, along with a real familiarity with TPM and solid news judgment, are each a must.
Competitive salary, health insurance coverage (TPM pays 100% of employee premium), 401(k), three weeks paid vacation per year.
To apply, send a resume and cover letter to talk at talkingpointsmemo dot com. Include the subject line: Job App: Associate Editor. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.