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POLITICO, Deputy News Editor

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23 Jun 2022

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Full Time
Online, Technology, Business, News
Editor, News Editor, Deputy Editor

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Deputy News Editor

POLITICO is looking for an editor to drive our daily news agenda.

The ideal candidate will be an experienced editor with international newspaper or newswire experience, a track record of sharp hands-on editing and exclusives and experience of coordinating reporting teams to drive high-impact news coverage.

POLITICO prides itself on producing distinctive, addictive journalism that gets our readers talking. We drive conversations that matter and do so in ways that surprise and entertain.

This is a senior editing role working closely with our Chief News Editor on the story of the day, and coordinating with editors and reporters in Brussels, London, Paris and across the Continent with the clear objective of driving digital readership.


  • Experienced newsroom editor
  • Strong English-language writing and editing skills
  • Impeccable news judgment
  • Ability to work under pressure and on deadline


POLITICO is a global news and information company at the intersection of politics and policy. It is the essential online, mobile and print destination for the most influential people in the world. With publications based in Washington, D.C., New York, London, and Brussels, POLITICO boasts an enormous roster of the most talented reporters and editors in the world.

Energized by an entrepreneurial and international spirit, employees at POLITICO share the values of courage, excellence, and respect. Our journalists are known for their scoops, critical analysis, and deep-dive articles, while our corporate and sales teams have built these into a thriving business.

Equal Opportunity

It is POLITICO's policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age or any other characteristic protected by local laws and regulations.

Application Instructions

If you are interested in this opportunity, please send a cover letter outlining your vision for driving news stories for POLITICO together with your CV.


POLITICO is a global news and information company at the intersection of politics and policy.

With publications based in Washington, D.C., New York and Brussels - and continued expansion into various state capitals in the United States - POLITICO has one of the most robust and rapidly expanding roster of journalists covering politics and policy in the world.

Since its launch in 2007, POLITICO has delivered journalism about politics and policy making that is more authoritative in its sophistication and nonpartisan perspective than any competitor; that is more useful to people with a professional interest in public affairs; and that is more fun to read for a community of people who love the drama and sheer sport of politics.

The central mission of POLITICO, from birth to our current period of growth, has been to help sustain and vastly expand nonpartisan political and policy journalism.

We all believe informing readers and holding leaders accountable is and will forever be essential to smart governance, regardless of shifts in technology and consumption habits.

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