We’re looking for an experienced editor who can bring effective and meticulously reported stories to life. The senior investigations editor should have an established record of guiding long-term projects, with care and precision, from the seed of an idea to a fully-realized investigation. They should be fluent in the methods of the trade, including archival research, open-source intelligence, records requests, and old-fashioned reporting.
The ideal candidate will have:
- The ability to render complicated stories and deep-dive investigative pieces into compelling, gripping tales.
- An interest in collaborating with our reporters to shore up sourcing, sharpen their reporting skills, and help them dig up the information their stories need.
- A knack for discovering new ways of bolstering our coverage and growing the desk to its full potential.
- A background as a reporter.
- Experience shepherding stories through legal review and calmly facing down contentious subjects.
- Comfort editing stories on a diverse range of topics.
- A sharp eye for story presentation and skill at packaging.
- Strong leadership and organizational skills.
This is a full-time position in New York City. Insider Inc. offers competitive compensation and full benefits packages.
Insider Inc. is the global digital media organization behind Business Insider, Insider, and an ever-growing family of brands. Insider Inc. tells stories that command attention and inspire action. Insider Inc. equips a curious and action-oriented audience of more than 350 million with the information and inspiration they need to keep the world, and their lives, moving forward. The company started by building the world’s largest digital business news site and has continued to grow and evolve to match the changing passions and interests of its audience. Insider Inc. is home to 50+ content verticals, and we publish 16 global editions in 8 languages.
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