Breaking News Editor

Care about the facts? So do we. Since 2007, POLITICO has been committed to non-partisan journalism. We create products and deliver content of consequence; they have the power to change the course of history by making democracy better through our coverage of politics, policy, and power. As long as those intersect, there will be a need for POLITICO and our stories. That's where you come in.

POLITICO is looking for a breaking news editor eager to be on the cutting edge of politics at one of the most exciting newsrooms in America. The breaking news team serves a central, integrated function in the newsroom, and is expected to be enterprising in how it tackles major news.

What You'll Do:

  • Lead a team of reporters
  • Help to drive the conversation of the day
  • Assemble fast, smart stories on developments in Washington and beyond

What You'll Need:

  • A natural sense of urgency
  • Strong news judgment
  • Polished editing skills
  • A knack for nurturing young talent
  • A relentless drive to win
  • An impish sense of fun

Come help us build the story. We check our comfort zones at the door each day to foster innovation, and because we believe in each other's ambitions, we come together to create something meaningful.

We value our people. We offer a competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits package, including health and wellness benefits, commuter benefits, retirement plans, as well as work-life balance flexibility and opportunities for career development.

Let's keep in touch. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter at @politicocareers and #meetPOLITICO for a deep dive into what makes us POLITICOs and our adventures. We'd love to hear from you!

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