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NY Times seeks Sunday biz editor

October 27, 2020

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

The New York Times seeks an experienced editor to run Sunday Business, the weekly showcase for great writing about business, work, money, and the economy.

The editor will produce one to two standout features per week, and should be equally adept at crafting longform narratives, argued essays, profiles, news analyses, and other story types that command attention online and in the Sunday print edition.

The job also involves overseeing a handful of columns, including Work Friend (advice), Scratch (graphic journalism), Corner Office (C.E.O. interviews) and Like a Boss (workweek diaries).


  • Manage a pipeline of features through every stage of story creation, from idea generation to deep revision to publication
  • Collaborate with visual editors to create striking art and section covers
  • Work with Times reporters and editors to identify Sunday projects that expand on daily news coverage
  • Cultivate freelancers that bring in new perspectives and stories and steer the Sunday columnists to topics that add mix and surprise


  • A long track record of shepherding excellent longform journalism
  • A facility with both intense reporting projects and lighter sensibility pieces
  • A knack for framing, cover lines, and what stories not to pursue
  • Good cheer when switching from one ambitious plan to another midweek, as news demands
  • A sense of humor and a liberal definition of what “business” is


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