Capital B is a startup local and national nonprofit news organization reporting for Black communities across the country. We are looking for a creative and enterprising editor who is well-versed in Atlanta news and culture to lead a team of reporters covering issues that impact the city’s Black communities.
This role is for a seasoned journalist who is passionate about Atlanta and energized about building a young newsroom into a go-to information source. The ideal candidate will have experience covering the city and a deep understanding of what Black residents want and need to know. We’re looking for a leader with a wealth of ideas and sources, who is generous with their knowledge and connections in the city.
The Atlanta editor should have solid local news judgment and be adept at leading reporters with a range of talents and experience levels, leading with professionalism and empathy. They also should be collaborative, open to sharing ideas and working with our audience teams and other local and national newsrooms.
We’re a news organization driven by civic and service journalism, with an eye for accountability and impact. The Atlanta editor will have the tremendous opportunity to combine their news judgment and knowledge of the region with the results of Capital B’s community listening efforts to shape coverage for a new kind of journalism outlet.
This position reports to Capital B’s managing editor of local.
Salary: $90,000 - $115,000
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Please submit your resume and a brief cover letter explaining why you’re a good pick for this role by Sept. 4. Capital B is open to candidates with a diversity of experience, and we know that some very strong candidates won’t have all the qualifications we list. Don’t be shy — apply!