Career Opportunities

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Assistant Editor

This person will:

  • Report to the senior editor and work with the reporters to support the editorial team throughout the research and publishing process. 
  • Line edit individual news stories and correct grammatical or accuracy errors. 
  • Help manage a docket of stories from concept to publication. 
  • Prepare or give input on social media copy and headlines, among other editorial assets. 
  • Assemble podcast topics, source contact information, editorial resources, or other administrative needs of the editorial team.
  • Assist in research for the editorial team ahead of radio spots, guest interviews, events, or stories.

Successful applicants will have:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience.
  • An enthusiasm for telling the real stories that affect everyday Texans.
  • A compelling command of the English language and the ability to communicate clearly, effectively, and engagingly using the written word. 
  • A zeal for fact-checking and research.
  • The ability to handle multiple projects and stories simultaneously and professionally. 
  • The willingness, commitment, and stamina to work whenever and wherever there is a story.
  • Familiarity with public policy or Texas politics and/or experience in a newsroom and fast-paced world of journalism.
  • The ability to work effectively within time constraints and deadlines.
  • The independence of a self-starter while still engaging in selfless collaboration with a close-knit team.
  • The willingness to move to Austin, Texas.

Interested parties should contact: McKenzie Taylor — [email protected]