Newsletter Writer, Politics

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Job Description

The New York Times is seeking a reporter to co-author its flagship political newsletter, On Politics. The reporter will work with Blake Hounshell and the editor on the politics desk and the editorial director on the newsletter team to help build the next iteration of one of the world's most-read politics newsletters, which will soon become part of our new subscriber-only portfolio. New York Times newsletters have one of the largest daily audiences in U.S. journalism. We are looking for someone who is excited by the big opportunity and excited to work with a collegial team of Times journalists. We are looking for someone with sharp news judgment, a bottomless fascination with politics, a collaborative approach and a writerly touch, who can ensure that the newsletters speak in a conversational voice while also conveying the authority and objectivity of The Times. Candidates should have: At least three years experience in politics coverage, with newsletter expertise preferred Ability to write in a lively, conversational style that speaks directly to readers in the inbox.

This position is represented by the NewsGuild of NY


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