Senior News Editor
The big picture: Axios is seeking a Senior News Editor to lead our team of breaking news and web-focused reporters and editors.
Why it matters: This is one of the most important jobs in our newsroom at a key moment when Axios is working to replicate our success in the newsletter space in our web coverage. This person will influence every area of our coverage and help shape our evolving web strategy.
Go Deeper: The Senior News Editor must be laser-focused on delivering sharp, fast-paced coverage that will help Axios stand out from the pack and bring in new readers.
The Details: The ideal candidate will have the following skills:
The bottom line: This role is about understanding what stories are likely to excite and inform our audience, and mobilizing a team including coordinating with editors and subject matter experts across the newsroom to deliver them.
Additional pandemic-related benefits:
Starting salary for this role is in the range of $140,000 – $150,000 and is dependent on numerous factors, including but not limited to location, work experience, and skills. This range does not include other compensation benefits.
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