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NPR’s Business Desk is looking for a Senior Editor to help drive and manage news coverage. The candidate should have deep knowledge of business news, with an understanding of the economy, financial markets, media, consumer finance, workplace and technology. We are looking for a big picture thinker who has a passion for storytelling and crafting coverage strategy, an understanding of NPR's audience, and a sense of fun.
We expect this person to bring creativity, energy and sophistication to our business coverage, qualities that align with NPR's mission of providing original reporting, insightful analysis and high level explanatory journalism. The editor must have excellent news judgment, the ability to work under deadline pressure and work collaboratively with editors across the network.
The job includes preparation of on-air material as well as content for digital and social platforms. This editor oversees the editorial integrity and quality of content, monitors and evaluates staff performance. Under the direction of the Chief Business Editor, and in collaboration with other key news leaders, the Senior Editor will be involved in overall conception and vision of NPR’s business coverage on all platforms.
Our coverage is featured on NPR Newscast, Morning Edition, All Things Considered, NPR.org, Up First, Here & Now among other platforms.
EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university or equivalent required.
All applications must include a resume and cover letter to be considered.
The job is based in Washington, DC but will involve occasional travel. It will also require regular weekend work and being flexible with your schedule.
Does this sound like you? If so, we want to hear from you. All applications must include a resume and cover letter to be considered.
NPR offers a competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits package including health and wellness benefits, retirement, and work/life balance programs, as well as opportunities for career growth and development.
NPR is an Equal Opportunity Employer. NPR is committed to being an inclusive place to work that welcomes diverse and unique perspectives, all working toward the same goal – to create a more informed public. Qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law.
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