The New York Daily News is accepting applications for the role of Politics Editor. This is a masthead level position responsible for the coordination and editing of our coverage of New York City’s various governments and agencies, New York State capital and our coverage of federal politics and agencies. Given the timing of this opportunity, the 2020 elections will be an area of significant focus.
The applicant should demonstrate the proven ability to develop a strategic game plan for coverage as well as manage day-to-day responsibilities and the politics team in a fast-paced daily newsroom. This role carries high expectations for speed, accuracy and reliable news judgement.
This position reports directly to the Metropolitan Editor and there will be daily interaction with the Editor-in-Chief.