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Editor-in-Chief
Posted on 5/19/2022
INACTIVE
Locations
Remote
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Leadership
Journalism
Requirements
  • 10-plus years editing experience, including investigative work
  • Editorial fearlessness and unimpeachable news judgment
  • Ideally, experience in coverage of technology; at minimum, strong interest in the topic area
  • Experience working with a diverse roster of staff and freelance contributors
  • Experience with visual storytelling and interest in editorial design and photography
  • An entrepreneurial mindset and enthusiasm for collaborating with business colleagues
  • Enthusiasm for shepherding complex, data-driven stories
  • Exceptional leadership skills and emotional intelligence
  • Grit, wit, kindness, and a strong work ethic are vital at The Markup. We strongly encourage applicants with diverse experiences and backgrounds to apply
Responsibilities
  • Lead The Markup's unique investigative and explanatory journalism, cultivating deep collaboration between engineers, data journalists, and investigative reporters, as well as across the organization
  • Guide editorial vision, including hiring, firing, standards, and building world-class journalistic teams to serve The Markup's mission
  • Hold the newsroom to the highest ethical standards and creating a culture of cooperation and inclusiveness
  • Set and maintain newsroom budgets
  • Understand, champion, and help shape initiatives to ensure The Markup maximizes its reach and impact, and remains financially healthy
  • Help build and maintain strategic relationships with partners
The Markup

11-50 employees

Company Overview
The Markup writes investigative reports on the harms brought by emerging technologists.