Senior Reports Editor - Vox Media (Bronx)


: $68,346.67 - $143,160.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Entertainment

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Vox Media is the leading independent modern media company. Known for building the best media brands and the technology that enables them, we are committed to building a better future for the industry and getting the future of media right. Vox Medias editorial networks include Vox, The Verge, SB Nation, Eater, Polygon, Recode, and Curbed. Our diverse storytelling and advertising businesses include the Concert publisher-led marketplace, the Vox Creative brand studio, the Chorus publishing platform, and the companys entertainment division Vox Media Studios, which includes the Vox Media Podcast Network and Epic.

Curbed, as a network, delivers a daily dose of context around homes, neighborhoods, and citiesand in the past four years, weve expanded that into a broad range of longer-lead coverage. This role is the fulcrum between detail-oriented editing of daily, weekly, and monthly stories and thinking bigger picture about how to tap into Curbeds beats (cities, housing, transportation, urbanism, development) to deliver the best possible journalism to our readers.

Curbeds senior editor will report to the deputy editor. The senior editor will manage our team of four senior reporters.

What you'll do:

  • Manage Curbeds senior reporting staff: Meet on a weekly basis with the reports teamcomprising urbanism editor, data reporter, senior story producer, and senior reporterboth as a group and individuallyTrack, assign, and set deadlines for a regular cadence of reports-length stories from four senior reportersFollow news in our coverage areas and be able to assign topical news analysis and op-ed stories to staffers and/or freelancersWith deputy editor, develop stories that hew to individual reporter beatsLine edit between 5-10 stories per weekAdvise on overall structure, tone, and display copy for onsite post and social mediaCoordinate with engagement team for any stories that merit particular off-platform liftCoordinate reports team news analysis and special events coverage with editor to ensure timely publishingCoordinate, with deputy editor, a features cadence for reports team, which requires constant conversation about what theyre observing and what bigger-picture stories we can extract from the news and trends they cover on a weekly basisCoordinate with Curbed copy editor to ensure that stories are reviewed before publishing
  • Under the direction of deputy editor, help editing our features program
  • Write headlines and display copy for features
  • Edit bimonthly opinion columnist Kate Wagner
  • Send weekly longreads newsletter collecting content from across Curbed
  • Work with deputy editor to brainstorm, plan, assign, edit, and execute quarterly feature packages (issues)
  • Assist deputy editor in managing team budget, coordinating freelance contracts, interfacing between contributors and legal department, and looking out for relevant IP
  • What you'll bring:

  • 6+ years working on an editorial team and 2+ years editing others work
  • Demonstrated depth of editing experience; print background is fine, as long as candidate is able to adapt to the pace of digital publishingExtremely thorough editor who can provide journalistic guidance to a seasoned team of reporters
  • Clear communication style
  • Desire to thrive in a collaborative work environment
  • Familiarity with social platforms, plus working knowledge of SEO
  • About working at Vox Media: This is a permanent, full-time position with excellent benefitsincluding 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 funand 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.

    Associated topics: comedy writer, edit, fiction, freelance, freelance writer, news, on call, product description specialist, script, story * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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