Editor

Employer
BNA
Location
Arlington, Virginia
Posted
Aug 30, 2018
Closes
Oct 04, 2018
Hours
Full Time

Job Overview:
We’re seeking experienced editors to work with reporters from pitch to posting – coaching them, driving coverage, and producing high-quality stories both short and long. With about 250 journalists, Bloomberg BNA is among the biggest newsrooms in the Washington area. Your work will cross our consumer platforms and our traditional channels for legal, government, tax and financial professionals on the Bloomberg Law, Bloomberg Tax, and Bloomberg Government services and the Bloomberg terminal. We are investing in news and looking for people to help elevate our coverage and build a newsroom culture of excellence in our main offices in Arlington, Va.; Washington, D.C.; and New York City. If you like building things, this is the place for you.

Primary Responsibilities:

Produce stories that inform and delight our audiences. Seriously, it’s that first thing. But you will also get to help organize and assign coverage, teach reporters how to break news and select terrific feature ideas, make sure we meet deadlines, pitch ideas for videos and podcasts, and do some social media stuff. Requirements

Have exceptional curiosity and news judgment to unpack complicated legal and government actions, and then to help reporters make them interesting. Demonstrate excellent editing and writing skills. Be highly collaborative and show the ability to manage change, influence others in the newsroom, and communicate with reporters and editors of various backgrounds and experience levels. Have excellent problem-solving and decision-making skills, along with the ability to juggle stories and meet tight newsroom deadlines. Be a self-starter who sets high standards and leads by personal example. Four-plus years of experience in journalism.
Education

A bachelor’s degree is required.

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