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The Managing Editor for Collaborative Journalism will have a broad leadership profile in the newsroom, reporting directly to the Executive Editor. In this role, you’ll develop a vision and strategy for taking our network collaborative journalism efforts across the country to the next level, working in partnership with our Member stations and other collaborators to develop a truly national reporting network from local to national. In this position, you will work closely with newsroom leadership to continue to evolve the organizational structure to support our CJN mission, from content verticals to geographic hubs, and with the NPR development team to raise philanthropic support for strategic priorities. In addition, you will be the primary point of contact for NPR Member stations with the newsroom, in partnership with SVP for Member partnership, and will occasionally visit stations in an ambassadorial role.
WORK LOCATION: This is a remote permitted role. This role is based out of our Washington DC headquarters but the employee may choose to work on a remote basis from a location that NPR approves.
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