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Politics News Editor

Job ID: 56814
Job Views: 723
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Postal Code: 10036
Job Category: Newspapers
Employment Type: Full time
Posted: 06.18.2019

Job Description

The Wall Street Journal is looking for skilled, experienced, dynamic news editors to join the Politics team as it ramps up to cover the 2020 presidential election and beyond.

The positions, which report to the Politics Editor, will involve guiding and editing small teams of reporters within the Politics team to ensure that we have peerless breaking news, analysis, in-depth features and creative presentation for our politics coverage.

We are looking for editors who can help conceive and drive coverage, provide mentorship and story guidance to reporters, and edit stories expertly and in keeping with the fundamental principles of WSJ journalism: accuracy, fairness, objectivity and clean, lively writing.

At least five years of editing and/or reporting experience is preferred. Applicants should include a cover letter, resume and examples of edited work.

Please email Politics Editor Ben Pershing at if you'd like to apply. 

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