Managing Editor at GeekWire

Posted By David Wilhite

Job Description: GeekWire, one of the country’s top independent tech media companies, is seeking a managing editor for a key leadership role in its newsroom, supporting and working in partnership with existing editors to strengthen its journalism and expand its editorial capacity to better serve its growing community of readers, listeners and viewers. This is a wide-ranging position on an energetic and ambitious news team, involving a mix of editing, coaching, production, writing, reporting and strategic planning. The role requires strong news judgment, effective collaboration, clear communication and creative thinking on tight deadlines, with a flexible schedule at a variety of times of day.

Job Qualifications: Minimum of five years of reporting and/or editing experience at an online or print publication, with daily or more frequent deadlines. A background in or demonstrated aptitude for understanding and explaining technology, business and science. A deep interest in and curiosity about all aspects of technology. An aptitude for and experience with using social media to find stories and connect with new audiences. Ability to speak clearly, confidently and extemporaneously about stories for video segments, podcasts and events. Ability to understand and explain financial materials such as corporate income statements and other key business and non-profit documents. Eagerness to put in the work required to produce world-class journalism, individually and as part of a broader team. Ability to work a flexible schedule that may require early mornings, late evening, or weekends. Prior experience directly managing a team is a plus.

How to Apply: Click HERE to apply.

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