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Editors, The Hill - Washington, DC

Industry Newspapers / Wires
Specialty Politics
Job Status Full-time
Salary Negotiable
Website http://thehill.com


Description:

The Hill is seeking energetic editors who can work with outside contributors to enhance the breadth and depth of the publication across a wide range of topics. The ideal candidate will be capable of helping develop networks of contributors and commentators on politics, policy and the issues that drive the conversation in Washington. The ideal candidate has strong news chops and a keen understanding of the hot topics of the day. The ideal candidate also has editing skills that can quickly help prepare contributor content for publication.

Day to Day

Working with outside contributors and editors on the contributor desk to develop a steady flow of content for weekdays and weekends.
Developing, pursuing, editing and publishing multiple stories in a day.
Developing visually compelling story presentation.
Providing feedback to contributors to improve their work and to tighten their connection to The Hill.  

Must Haves

Bachelor’s degree.
1 or more years of experience with a daily news website.
Comfort/familiarity with technology, social media and audience analytics.
Familiarity with newsroom CMS and other web publishing skills.
Proven ability to think and edit fast and on deadline.
An energetic and positive attitude.
Collegial spirit.

Prospective candidates should include their resumes and salary expectations.  Please no phone calls.

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