Senior Editor, Editing Residency

Job Description

We are looking for a journalist to be the driving force behind The Times Editing Residency, as well as an equal partner in our other career development efforts across the newsroom.

This editor must possess excellent news judgment and editing experience, have an eye for talent, and have a track record of nurturing and mentoring newsroom colleagues. Strong communication and project management skills also are essential in this role. The position will report to Ted Kim, the director of career programs.

Responsibilities include:
  • Helping shape the Editing Residency and managing its day-to-day operations.
  • Mentoring the editing class, monitoring its progress, and providing feedback and support.
  • Working with the rest of the careers team on pushing forward and evolving the team's other major endeavors, such as the newsroom fellowship.
  • Helping recruit for the Editing Residency, fellowship and other career programs.

This is an excluded position. Applicants should apply in Workday, submitting a resume and a memo of one page or less describing their experience in mentoring colleagues and working on career-development-related efforts.


The New York Times is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce, one that reflects the varied global community we serve. Our journalism and the products we build in the service of that journalism greatly benefit from a range of perspectives, which can only come from diversity of all types, across our ranks, at all levels of the organization. Achieving true diversity and inclusion is the right thing to do. It is also the smart thing for our business. So we strongly encourage women, veterans, people with disabilities, people of color and gender nonconforming candidates to apply.

The New York Times Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual's sex, age, race, color, creed, national origin, alienage, religion, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation or affectional preference, gender identity and expression, disability, genetic trait or predisposition, carrier status, citizenship, veteran or military status and other personal characteristics protected by law. All applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected characteristics. The New York Times Company will consider qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local "Fair Chance" laws.