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Vulture is hiring a television-obsessed features editor to join our TV department — the site’s biggest subject area (in terms of both output and audience) — and expand the scope and ambition of our coverage. 

 

Job Responsibilities

Set a long-lead agenda for the TV department: Identify important upcoming releases and emerging narratives, and place smart bets that will define our coverage

Conceptualize, assign, and edit articles including narrative/reported features, profiles, essays, and the various other formats that commonly appear on Vulture

Manage TV department staff

Stay on top of both the creative and industry aspects of the ever-evolving television landscape

Produce occasional packages of stories around a single topic or theme

Employ innovative formats to tell TV stories in novel ways

Think about how to express our TV coverage on mediums including social platforms, live events, video, and podcasts

Coordinate with the editors of New York magazine’s Culture Pages on profiles and features, as well as special editions like the TV and Fall Preview issues.

Role Requirements

5+ years experience editing feature-length stories

A deep knowledge of TV shows both big and small, and the networks and services behind them

Comfort and ability to work within the 24/7 news cycle

Adept at editing on both a story and a line level

Eagerness to manage a team 

Familiarity with reporting and/or editing reporters

Contacts in the TV business

A stable of freelance writers

Understanding of the different social media environments and how to target stories to them

About working at Vox Media:

This is a permanent, full-time position with excellent benefits—including flexible hours and generous parental leave. Vox Media strives to provide comprehensive healthcare options for our employees and to ensure that our healthcare and other benefits are LGBTQ-inclusive. You'll be joining a group of focused, hard-working, creative people who are passionate about doing work that's challenging and fun—and who strive to maintain a healthy work/life balance.

Vox Media is committed to building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds and everyone is encouraged to apply. Vox Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, age, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state, or local law.

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