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Washington Post seeks America desk deputy editor

July 2, 2020

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

The Washington Post is seeking for an assignment editor to join the America desk and help lead important journalism.

The ideal candidate will have experience leading teams of reporters at various skill levels, as well as the ability to juggle daily news with ambitious enterprise. You will also help oversee About US, a twice-weekly newsletter dedicated to sparking honest conversations about race, gender, sexual orientation, and other matters of identity.

Candidates must have the ability to work collegially and effectively with others.

In this role, you will be part of a three-person editing team, and will be expected to collaborate with journalists across the newsroom.

Candidates should upload a cover letter outlining a vision for the role, along with a resume and three clips (as PDFs) demonstrating editing ability to jobs portal by July 10.

The cover letter should be addressed to Tracy Grant, Steven Ginsberg, Lori Montgomery and Josh White.

The position is based in Washington.

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