Section Editor is seeking three section editors with proven ability to lead and develop a specialized section and its corresponding reporters. Sections include "Education," "Society," and "Business." The editor must be able thrive in a digital news room, turning out breaking news, feature stories, and investigative reports.

Coverage topics for "Education" include theology, history/archaeology, Christian schools, homeschooling, public education, apologetics, creation/evolution, and science. Coverage topics for "Society" include politics, court cases, family issues, abortion, stem cell research, homosexuality, immigration, religious liberty, and faith-based social services. Coverage topics for "Business" include Christian companies, trade groups, economy, technology, Web, and stewardship.

The section editor should maintain a Bible-based, Christ-centered perspective while working with editors and reporters to delve deeper and connect the dots on movements and trends within their respective disciplines.

The position is in Washington, D.C.

  • - Develop the Section to not only inform readers, but drive traffic
  • - Coordinate coverage of the top stories in your section
  • - Ensure timeliness of news compared to competitors
  • - Ensure that teams produce significant exclusives and compelling stories
  • - Write compelling articles, analysis, and investigative stories

    Qualifications :
  • - Must agree with CP's Statement of Faith
  • - Show scalable ability to manage any number of reporters, freelancers, and contributors
  • - At least five years experience at a major news organization
  • - Drive ideas for exclusives, analysis and feature stories
  • - Be able to adapt quickly to the latest editorial technology
  • - Deploy true multimedia collaboration
  • - Work effectively with reporters and editors across a range of geographies and specializations
  • - Be comfortable in a startup environment
  • - Be comfortable in a digital-newsroom

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