Fortune seeks a senior tech editor

January 15, 2022

Posted by Chris Roush

Fortune is hiring a thoughtful and energetic senior tech editor to grow our technology team and expand the footprint of our coverage of Silicon Valley, artificial intelligence, fintech, data privacy and more. We’re looking for an editor who can think critically about the ways technology is shaping companies, consumers, and policy and successfully lead a team to execute the biggest stories in the most interesting ways. This is a key role in a newsroom that values kindness, experimentation, and telling good stories.

You will:

  • Strategize and execute Fortune’s coverage of all things tech with an eye for big-picture trends
  • Determine the focus areas that Fortune will own and deploy staff and freelance resources to create conversation-starting journalism
  • Build and oversee a team of reporters, providing personalized coaching for continued success
  • Advance the story everyone is talking about with fresh insight
  • Assign and edit breaking news, exclusive scoops, and longform reporting
  • Bring a tech point of view to newsroom-wide brainstorms and conversations
  • Contribute to our Brainstorm Tech conference and live events
  • Collaborate with editors and writers across the newsroom on breaking news and special packages
  • Ensure our coverage includes a diversity of ideas, perspectives, and voices
  • Uphold Fortune’s standards of journalistic rigor, accuracy, and fairness

The right candidate:

  • Has proven management and editing experience in a digital environment
  • Has a robust understanding of the major technology trends driving transformation across industries
  • Brings a deep network of sources, writers, and speakers
  • Exercises careful, considered news judgment
  • Aches to tell important stories that hold those in power accountable
  • Is infinitely curious and always has a story idea ready to go
  • Is eager to try out new formats, from hopping on camera for a video to contributing to one of Fortune’s newsletters
  • Edits clean, accurate, and insightful copy on deadline
  • Is flexible and adaptable
  • Effectively prioritizes tasks in a fast-paced environment and juggles creative personalities
  • Communicates professionally and effectively in a remote environment

To apply, go here.

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