About the Position
CQ Roll Call is searching for a contract editor to perform copy editing & production duties for up to 20 hours a week, for no more than six months. The successful candidate will need to show familiarity with all three branches of government - Congress, the White House, & the Supreme Court. The candidate will also have a proven track record as a journalist at a daily news organization. The position is a short-term, remote-work assignment & reports to the Deputy Editor for Production.
About the CQ Roll Call Team
Washington's CQ Roll Call brings up-to-date news, analysis & insights to decision-makers on Capitol Hill & influencers in the nation's capital. This trusted source of unbiased, impartial information provides authoritative, nonpartisan & accurate congressional news & legislative tracking tools to its subscribers. Through more than 40 print & online products, CQ Roll Call keeps readers updated on a weekly, daily & real-time basis covering every legislative action in Congress with breaking news, bill tracking, & member profiles & offers insight on the people & institutions that influence public policy & legislation.
Applicants must submit 5 examples of published headlines & edited copy. Mastery of AP style will be demonstrated by two editing tests. These tests & a congressional knowledge test will be required to advance in the interview process.