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Supervising Legal Editor

Company: Politico
Location: Arlington
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

POLITICO is seeking a high-impact, high-energy editor to launch a new team of extremely talented journalists committed to covering the law, the courts and the legal community. The ideal candidate should be knowledgeable in the subject matter in order to set the direction of coverage focused on the intersection of the law and politics. This next leader will also help develop products around the team and work closely with our Congressional, Politics, and National Security teams on stories, events and more.

What You'll Do:

* Dictate the direction of coverage for this beat
* Assign, edit and plan stories while keeping POLITICO ahead of legal developments in Washington and power centers around the country.
* Guide, plan and edit coverage across POLITICO's platforms.
* Partner with other newsroom editors and leaders on stories, events, and coverage

What You'll Need:

* Deep interest in covering the subject matter, including the Judicial Branch and the legal community
* 5-10 years of experience as an Editor
* Demonstrated ability to lead a team of reporters
* Experience working in a fast-paced newsroom
* A track-record of developing creative products around beats or teams
* Strong collaboration and creative skills

We are driven by our values. We are relentless contributors, disruptors of the status quo, collaborators, talent cultivators and DEI stewards.

We value our people. We offer a competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits package, including health and wellness benefits, commuter benefits, retirement plans, as well as work-life balance flexibility and opportunities for career development.

Let's keep in touch. Follow us on Instagram and Twitter at @politicocareers and #meetPOLITICO for a deep dive into what makes us POLITICOs and our adventures. We'd love to hear from you! Want to join POLITICO but don't see a job suited to you? Sign up to be a part of our Talent Network to be alerted of future opportunities.

Keywords: Politico, Arlington , Supervising Legal Editor, Legal , Arlington, Virginia

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