Editor At Twin Cities Daily Planet

Twin Cities Media Alliance

Twin Cities Daily Planet is an award-winning online publication powered by Twin Cities Media Alliance that focuses on amplifying and connecting marginalized voices.

Working closely with the editorial team, the editor is a collaborative self-starter who brings an equity and justice lens to high-quality storytelling around social issues, politics and policies affecting marginalized communities.

Visit https://workwithtcma.org/ to see the full job description.

Responsibilities
  • Shape the overall direction and governance of content of the Daily Planet, which is published twice weekly through social media and an email newsletter.

  • Manage editorial workflow and production activities leading up to publication, including managing/evaluating pitches, story creation, assigning contributors, overseeing research, maintaining editorial calendar, managing production schedules, driving the iterative revision process, proofreading, verifying information, directing photos and art/design and publishing content.

Requirements

We are looking for someone with exceptional editing ability and news judgment, strong writing skills, and an unwavering desire to use narrative journalism as a tool to push for new narratives, critical thinking and conversation around issues affecting historically marginalized communities.

How to Apply

This is a full-time, exempt salary position. Compensation is $38k-$45k per year depending on experience. Benefits include paid

vacation and professional development. This position is open until filled, but we will begin reviewing applications on Thursday,

May 23. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and two writing samples as individual PDF attachments to jobs@tcdailyplanet.net.

Twin Cities Media Alliance is an equal opportunity employer committed to building a team that reflects our mission. We encourage

applications from candidates who identify as people of color, Indigenous/Native American, LGBTQIA or are from other historically

marginalized communities.

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Posted on April 30