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ViacomCBS Senior Political Editor in Washington, District Of Columbia

REF#: 36206


JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff


JOB LOCATION: Washington, DC


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Role Details:

CBS News Digital is looking for a political news editor to help oversee coverage from our DC bureau.

This person will work closely with reporters across the CBS News network to cover the 2020 campaign and other big stories that involve the White House, Congress and key agencies. And you’ll coordinate coverage with CBSN, the 24/7 streaming network for CBS News.

We are looking for an editor that will bring urgency to important political stories that affect people’s lives, with a strict fact-driven, independent approach and sharp writing. Coverage includes both breaking news and short-term enterprise features.

Candidates must have a passion for politics and an ability to manage a large, diverse team of reporters with varying levels of experience.


What you bring to the team:

You have -

  • 5 + years experience in a digital newsroom, and deep knowledge of U.S. politics.

  • Strong writing and editing skills.


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