Supervising Editor, National Desk
Full Time Job
NPR is seeking a National Desk supervising editor who would help run daily desk operations including editing correspondents, scheduling and planning. This editor is a manager who will supervise assignments and provide editorial guidance to correspondents, freelancers and production staff. This includes preparation of on-air material and content for digital and social platforms. The supervising editor collaborates across news desks and NPR on air shows including Morning Edition and All Things Considered. This editor also manages schedules and planning for the desk.
• Edit national correspondents who cover a variety of news topics such as reproductive rights, poverty, etc.
• Help plan coverage of national news issues
• Serve as a key representative of the National Desk in various news room meetings and in other forums across the business
• Handle scheduling of reporters, editors and producers.
EDUCATION: Bachelor of Arts in Journalism or equivalent years of work experience.
• At least five years of journalism and management experience in a major news organization.
• Strong news judgment
• Managerial experience of multiple employees / journalists
• Experience editing audio and digital stories
• Experience collaborating with other journalists, and groups of journalists, on news coverage.
• Radio editing experience
• Experience editing stories for digital/social platforms
• Ability to work a Sunday through Thursday schedule.
All applications must include a resume and cover letter to be considered.
NPR offers a competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits package including health and wellness benefits, retirement, and work/life balance programs, as well as opportunities for career growth and development.
NPR is an Equal Opportunity Employer. NPR is committed to being an inclusive place to work that welcomes diverse and unique perspectives, all working toward the same goal – to create a more informed public. Qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law.