RESEARCH EDITORS, FACTCHECKERS (FT job) / by Bear Guerra

Via Pacific Standard:

“The Pacific Standard research editor sits on the investigations desk and works to ensure the accuracy of our most ambitious journalism while also helping to maintain and enforce reporting standards across the newsroom for quicker-moving enterprise. He/she/they will also oversee the magazine's editorial fellowship program, which recruits and trains journalists in research and fact-checking methods.

If you have a hunger for the truth, are a dogged researcher and critical thinker, are compelled by issues of social and environmental justice, and enjoy engaging collaboratively with a team of top-notch writers and editors, we'd like to hear from you. The ideal candidate will have experience fact-checking a diverse array of narrative styles and subject matter, including business, foreign affairs, education, the judicial system, and the environment. We are looking for a skilled reporter and editor who can offer thoughtful and creative solutions to errors and problems with copy. Candidates must be able to work well under pressure and exercise diplomacy in all dealings with editors, writers, and sources.

This is a great opportunity for a seasoned fact-checker to join an ambitious team and participate in helping to make great stories even better. The job will also involve assisting the deputy editor in evaluating pitches, shaping reporting efforts at assignment, and occasionally contributing to story editing efforts.”

https://psmag.com/news/were-hiring-a-research-associate-editor-fact-checking


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