Deputy Daily Briefings Editor
Atlantic Media Company - Washington, DC

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The Deputy Daily Briefings Editor creates and edits National Journal's suite of well-known email newsletter products, including the morning Need-to-Know Memo and The Edge in the afternoon. The job requires a deep understanding of politics and policy in Washington and the ability to write with speed and accuracy across multiple daily and weekly deadlines.

Responsibilities and Qualifications Include:
  • Understand the important issues before Congress and the White House and evaluate how each day's developments fit in
  • Exercise sharp news judgment and curatorial sensibility on deadline, finding interesting and fun items for publication alongside the most serious and important developments each day
  • Assign and edit items for multiple daily email products
  • Write brief news items with flair and punch
  • Manage a team of 3-4 reporters
  • Teach and train young journalists, such as fellows and interns
  • Learn and understand multiple publishing systems
  • Knowledge of HTML is helpful, though not required

Atlantic Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.