Mic is seeking a Politics Editor who understands the fast-paced world of politics & the nuances of social justice to run our Politics section. This is a pivotal editing role that requires a relentless obsession with how the news impacts young people as well as a deep grasp of the issues that underlie the political news of the day.
You will be responsible for managing the day-to-day editing & publishing on our politics vertical & working with writers & reporters to identify & produce smart, engaging stories. You should also be eager to write yourself, & act as a player/coach to the rest of the team. You should also understand how to translate the news into meaningful commentary that explores the intersection of culture & politics.
The ideal candidate has experience working in a fast-paced news environment & an understanding of the unique demands of producing quality journalism in the digital media space.