Politico seeks a deputy health care editor

January 28, 2022

Posted by Chris Roush

Politico is seeking an experienced and entrepreneurial editor to help lead a dynamic team of reporters covering the intersection of health care policy and politics in Washington.

This editor must exhibit excellent news judgment and exceptional skill at helping reporters produce high-impact journalism in a fast-paced newsroom. Responsibilities include generating story ideas in a fast-paced news environment, coordinating coverage with fellow editors and editing breaking news, quick-turn enterprise and longer-term deep dives for all platforms of Politico. We’re looking for someone conversant in  health policy issues at the federal and state levels. This is a critical editing position in the Politico newsroom, one for an editor who can help us innovate and find new ways to reach readers.

What You Need: 

  • At least 3-5 years of editing and assigning newsroom experience or 8-10 years of health reporting experience
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and mentor reporters of varying experience levels
  • A track record of crafting and refining high-impact story ideas
  • Strong leadership and communication 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.

To apply, go here.

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