Applications for this position, which is based in our Houston office, are due by May 24, 2019. See below for the full job listing.
The News Editor plays a vital role in shaping the content our readers will see: published at least twice daily, our news is often the most-read content on Glasstire. This individual sources, writes, and edits short news articles relating to visual art in Texas, and also assigns/commissions up to four news articles per week to contributing writers or Glasstire staff. The ideal candidate will have deep connections in one or more cities in Texas, and will have a reporter’s knack for finding, and telling, interesting stories. The News Editor also participates in other editorial content, including the publication’s weekly Top Five video.
This is an opportunity to use your journalistic skills to reach the one of the largest art audiences in the country, while meeting interesting people in Texas and beyond.
The News Editor must possess outstanding writing and communication skills. This is a public role, and the News Editor acts as a representative of Glasstire in the Texas art community. The ideal candidate is an adaptable team player who understands that, as Glasstire is a small nonprofit organization, all hands are typically on deck.
This position is based in Houston. Some travel is required to other Texas cities. Occasional attendance at evening and weekend art events is required, and should be something the News Editor enjoys doing.
Although it is not required, preference will be given to candidates with a working knowledge of Spanish, in light of Glasstire’s new initiative to publish Spanish-language content.
This position reports to the Editor-in-Chief.
This is a full-time position. Salary is commensurate with experience. Glasstire offers a flexible work schedule with some opportunities for working from home.
Glasstire is the oldest online-only art magazine in the country. We are proud to have promoted the visual arts in Texas to a local, regional and national audience since 2001. Glasstire is the only publication in Texas that is producing serious art criticism on a daily basis. We are the journal of record for the Texas visual art community.