1600PennWatch is now hiring people to join our staff! Here is a listing and description of the jobs we are hiring for. At this time, all positions are unpaid.

Deputy Editor-In-Chief

The Deputy Editor-In-Chief will have a wide range of responsibilities, including

  • Managing the day-to-day operations of the site
  • Ensuring that all relevant material is written and published on the site
  • Assisting the Editor-In-Chief with supervising all other editors and writers
  • Sitting on the Editorial Board
  • Other duties as assigned

Social Media Editor

The social media editor will be responsible for the following

  • Maintaining the 1600PennWatch Twitter account
  • Compiling, editing, and publishing the weekly email
  • Supervising all people within the social media department
  • Other duties as assigned

General Editor (2)

The general editors will both be responsible for the following

  • Doing the majority of the editing on the site
  • Assisting the deputy EIC in supervising writers
  • Each will rotate with the social media editor on the Editorial Board
  • Finding and assigning news pieces to writers
  • Other duties as assigned

 Senior White House Correspondent

The senior White House correspondent will be our lead writer and will be responsible for the following

  • Will have first dibs on articles to be written
  • Writing quality pieces that are in line with our standards
  • Rotate on the editorial board with the Junior correspondents
  • Other duties as assigned

Junior White House Correspondent (3)

The junior White House correspondents will be responsible for the following

  • Writing quality pieces that are in line with our standards
  • Assisting other writers and editors with research for articles
  • Writing at least one article per week, unless prior arrangements are made
  • Rotate on the editorial board with the senior correspondent and other junior correspondents
  • Other duties as assigned

To apply for any of these positions, send an email to 1600pennwatch@gmail.com with the subject line of the position you are applying for, followed by application

EX: Senior White House Correspondent Application

In your email, please include the following

  1. Amount of journalism experience you have
  2. Why you think you would be a good fit for the site
  3. Why you think you should have the position

You may not be offered the position you apply for, but if your application meets other criteria, you may be offered a different position within the website.

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