This ambitious up-and-comer will cover politics from a variety of angles — from the Rose Garden and statehouses to embassies and political trends abroad. The person should be a strong writer and a reporter with a nose — even a love — for sniffing out today’s most important stories, as well as the big ideas and rising stars of tomorrow that would fit our distinct storytelling sections.
Lead a team of 3 FT reporters and a number of key contributors.
Assigning, rewriting and editing stories from both staffers and a global network of contributors.
Helping advance OZY’s coverage of the Trump Administration, States of the Nation stories and global politics.
Plenty of opportunity to represent OZY on TV and radio, if this is of interest.
At least 8 years of experience in different capacities.
Experience as a strong reporter and writer, and the ability to act as a player/coach.
Strong organizational skills.
Excel at cultivating a great network of contacts in the business world.
Excitement and hunger to thrive in a startup environment.
As one of the fastest-growing new media companies, OZY is a bold and colorful multi-platform/culture publication, crafted to inspire and engage the intellectually curious. Our mission is to uncover stories about people, places, trends, technology and ideas that are not yet being talked about elsewhere. OZY strives to be smart, provocative, global, ahead of the curve and utterly delicious. We not only catch you up on yesterday’s news, but also vault you ahead so you’re the first to know about tomorrow’s brightest stars, trends, and ideas. Three years in, and we reach more than 25M people a month – across web, events, and television.
To apply please email a brief cover note and CV, with the reference “POLITICS EDITOR” in the subject line to: Jobs@ozy.com. We look forward to hearing from you! If you do not hear back from us within one month of applying then unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful. Thank you once again for applying and we wish you success in your future career.