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Newsdesk Editor

Job ID: 56209
Job Views: 349
Location: Arlington, Virginia, United States
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Job Category: Online | New Media
Employment Type: Full time
Posted: 01.29.2019

Job Description

Quick Take: Axios is a new digital media company that tells you what matters and why to make you smarter, faster. We're hiring an editor for our Breaking News Apprenticeship Program!

Why it Matters: This editor would manage our entire breaking news desk, including the careers of associate news editors and news apprentices. You would help train and monitor apprentices in Axios style and journalistic ethics, while also leading editors in the assigning and publishing of breaking news stories.

Go Deeper: This program is the backbone of the Axios newsroom, with a mission of knowing everything that’s happening in order to distill worthy stories for the Axios stream, as well as working with our audience team on alerts, social distribution and story packaging.

Job Requirements

Details: Ideal candidates will embody an entrepreneurial spirit, a passion for Axios’ mission and have the following skills:

  • 5+ years experience working in a major newsroom environment, preferably newspapers, digital newsrooms that emphasize breaking news or news wires
  • Experience managing a breaking news desk and breaking news reporters
  • Demonstrated experience managing and mentoring young journalists

Don’t forget:

  • Competitive salary
  • Health insurance (100% paid for individuals, 75% for families)
  • Primary caregiver 12-week paid leave
  • 401K
  • Generous vacation policy, plus company holidays
  • Company equity
  • Commuter and cell phone benefit
  • A commitment to an open, inclusive, and diverse work culture
  • Annual learning and development stipend

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