ESSAY EDITORS (job) by Bear Guerra

Via The Atlantic:

“The Atlantic is seeking two experienced editors for its section dedicated to essays, commentary, and opinion. The ideal candidates will be relentlessly curious, eager to seek out broadly varied perspectives, entrepreneurial in spotting opportunities to shape public debates, and excited to work with a diverse array of authors. These editors should have a strong track record of editing personal essays, op-ed style contributions, or works of news analysis. They will be expected to solicit contributions, review pitches, and assign essays that contextualize major news stories in real-time as they unfold, with all the urgency that requires.

These editors will likewise need to focus attention on long-running debates and neglected topics in ways that render them freshly relevant and engaging. They will range broadly across topics, from the newsworthy to the whimsical. Demonstrated experience in helping first-time authors frame their arguments and evidence for general audiences will be particularly valued.”

EDITORS FOCUSED ON BORDER ISSUES (job, rolling deadline) by Bear Guerra

Via International Center for Journalists:

“The International Center for Journalists is seeking up to ONE Editor to support the five-year USAID-sponsored “The Mexico Border Investigative Reporting Hub” program.

Apply to work as an editor for our Mexico Border Hub project. We’re hiring someone who can help investigative journalists highlight corruption issues and lack of transparency on the U.S.-Mexico border. Great opp for bilingual investigative journalists!

This position can be based in any location. The bulk of the work can be done remotely, via Skype, email, etc. The consultancy will report to the Program Director in the Washington, DC headquarters. Travel to the United States and within the Americas will be determined on an as-needed basis. Reasonable and necessary travel costs will be reimbursed.”

DEADLINE: Rolling.



Via Smithsonian Magazine:

Smithsonian, which has some 15 million readers in print and online, seeks an astute editor with superlative project-management skills to lead the print magazine’s history-themed front-of-the-book department, Prologue. The successful candidate will conceive of, assign and edit a dazzling range of brief pieces that illuminate the lessons of history for today's world. He or she will have a nose for fresh stories, a knack for inventive graphic illustrations and a roster of excellent writers. At least 5 years experience with sharp, tightly edited reported pieces is a must. A demonstrated passion for history is a plus.

To apply, please email resume and cover letter, including salary requirements and a link to writing samples, to”


Via Scripps National News:

“We are looking for an experienced video editor with a passion for narrative storytelling
and in-depth, ambitious and original journalism to work with our award-winning
investigative team. We’re a small team, so we need someone who can work both
independently and collaboratively, has high-output organizational skills and able to
weave video, audio, data analysis, graphics, documents and other elements into a
finished polished product for air and publication. The successful candidate will bring
journalistic integrity as well as cinematic and graphic skills. You are the right person if
you know how to make news documentaries that are cinematic, watchable and
impactful. This is a full-time role, ideally based in our Washington DC office.
Email with the position referenced in the header.”

EDITORS FOCUSED ON TECH (job) by Bear Guerra

Via Futurism:

“ is an independent digital media publication covering the breakthrough technologies and scientific discoveries that will shape humanity’s future. Our mission is to interrogate the development of these transformative technologies as they change the way we live — our culture, our jobs, our lives. Futurism reaches over three million monthly readers and over 50MM monthly views on Facebook, making it one of the largest digital science and technology publishers focused on the future.

The ideal candidate for this position is deeply passionate about all things futuristic – everything from the newest use of CRISPR to the latest developments in quantum computing. They’ll be supporting the News Editor in his daily duties, switching seamlessly between writing and editing, closely following multiple beats, developing story ideas, editing a team of writers, filing vivid and accurate stories, and juggling short- and long-term projects.”


Via NPR:

“NPR’s Business Desk is seeking a reporter/correspondent in San Francisco to cover the largest technology companies that are transforming how we live. Technology is the most dynamic and influential industry of our times. It has revolutionized how we communicate, date and marry, how we learn and entertain ourselves and how we shop around the world. It has created massive fortunes and the big egos that go with them.  Now technology companies have come under attack for allowing their platforms to become vehicles for hatred and violence and foreign meddling in elections.

The ideal candidate for the position has a high news metabolism, writes and thinks quickly and loves to break news. This journalist is attuned to the big trends in Silicon Valley as well as pop culture.  We’re looking for someone who can shine a spotlight on key personalities, while critically examining an industry that is opaque and often secretive.”


NEWS EDITORS (job) by Bear Guerra

Via Vice:

“The News & Issues desk at is looking for an energetic, motivated deputy editor to be our strategic lead. The right person has a news background with a track record in getting scoops in one or more of the following beats: Inequality, Race, Health, Drugs, Environment, and Gender/Identity. They also have an excellent news sense, a talent for managing people, and a quick brain for thoughtful, timely, punchy, sometimes funny, always human, conversation-starting stories.

The deputy is a rigorous editor who is persnickety about copy and capable of getting even the trickiest of drafts into publishable shape. This person will serve as a senior leader across the newsroom and will motivate their team to produce their best work. They will think strategically and creatively about packaging and formats, always looking for the most interesting way to tell a story, and seek opportunities to collaborate with the social, video, and events teams.”

CIVIC REPORTERS (job) by Bear Guerra

Via City Bureau":

“The Detroit Documenters Collaborative is seeking an Civic Reporter to report on local government as part of our Detroit Documenters program.

You should consider applying if:

  1. You are committed to producing local news and information that promotes civic engagement

  2. You have a passion for researching documents and getting answers to some of the most pressing questions facing local communities

  3. You are not satisfied with the status quo in local media today and are ready to do something about it

The Civic Reporter in #Detroit will cover local government issues in conjunction with our Documenters program, 20 hrs/wk - with our partners @WDET, @CitizenDetroit & @media_outlier.”