Senior Editor

Posted On: July 17, 2017

Journalism Job

Media Organization: News Deeply

Company Description

News Deeply ( is an award-winning new media company dedicated to covering the world’s most important and under-reported stories. Our journalists and technologists create in-depth digital platforms that serve as a hub of news, information and analysis. By fusing rigorous reporting and cutting-edge information design, we make a complex world easier for our readers to understand.

At News Deeply, we’ve pioneered a model we call “Impact Publishing” – a combination of high-quality content and proactive community management. Our platforms unite an audience of policymakers and domain specialists, connecting those who are most intimately involved in the topic at hand. Through interactive dialogues, virtual events and live events, we advance the conversation, leading to a more engaged public and better-informed policy decisions.

News Deeply's work has been featured on outlets including the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, CNN, NPR, BBC News, Wired, MSNBC, ABC News, the Guardian, and the Huffington Post. Our project partners have included the Doris Duke Foundation; the World Economic Forum; the Asfari Foundation; the Baker Institute at Rice University; and Columbia University's Tow Center for Digital Journalism.

Job Description

News Deeply – the company called the "future of news” – is hiring a part-time Senior Editor for our groundbreaking Women and Girls platform.

Why us?

This is an opportunity to make a real difference by providing the world with high-quality, independent coverage of the issues facing women and girls in the developing world

For the Senior Editor role, we're looking for a seasoned journalist who can help commission, edit and sometimes write. They should have 5-7 years of experience as a journalist or editor with a daily news outlet or magazine, and be organized, a self-starter and highly motivated, with a strong understanding of women's rights issues worldwide. This is a part-time role (three days a week). We are open to applications from people based in East Africa, Europe or India.


To Apply

Candidates should send a cover letter, resume and at least two writing samples to