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General Assignment News Desk weekend editor at The Washington Post in Washington, Washington DC

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

Application Instructions

Please list all professional experience and explain any gaps in employment history. All of your application materials, which may include PDF files of work samples and/or links to audio, video, photography or graphics, must be uploaded to the field labeled Resume/Cover Letter/Work Samples to be considered for the position.

Job Description

TheWashington Post is looking for a journalist to guide the General Assignment News D eskon weekend evenings and contribute as an editor or writer on weekdays.

The GA desk covers breaking news stories in collaboration with Politics, the America desk, Health, Business, Foreign and beyond. It also is a newsroom leader in delivering our live updates, the rapidly refreshing news tickers often featured on our homepage. GA writers also produce richly reported and artfully written same-day stories that appeal to a wide range of readers.

The ideal candidate should haveexperience writing and line editing on deadline for a major publication, as well as working with reporters on story selection and elevation. The editor must be collaborative, willing to work with multiple desks around The Post newsroom and a ble to play the role that is most needed by the team on any given day. The ability to write news alerts and run our live-updates file is also essential.

This position is based in our Washington newsroom. Once we return to normal operations , it will not be eligible for remote work .

The Post strives to provide its readers with high-quality, trustworthy news and information while constantly innovating. That mission is best served by a diverse, multi-generational workforce with varied life experiences and perspectives. All cultures and backgrounds are welcomed.

Interested candidates should upload a cover letter, résumé and three clips (as PDFs) to ourjobs portalby Feb . 5 . All application materials can be uploaded to the same field. The cover letter should be addressed to General Assignment Editor Keith McMillan, Live News Editor Josh du Lac, Senior Director of Audience Ryan Kellett, and Managing Editors Tracy Grant and Krissah Thompson.

The Post strives to provideits readerswith high-quality, trustworthy news and information while constantly innovating. That mission is best served by a diverse, multi-generational workforce with varied life experiencesand perspectives.All cultures and backgrounds are welcomed.

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