The Village Voice Seeks a Full-Time Food Editor


The Village Voice has an opening for a full-time editor to manage our food section. The food editor works with the editor-in-chief to set the tone of the Voice‘s coverage, then carries out that vision by recruiting and managing freelance writers, assigning and editing stories, writing daily online food coverage, and directing special projects.

Candidates should:

understand the breadth and depth of the New York City restaurant industry and be eager to learn more about what’s happening in food and drink in all five boroughs
have an insatiable appetite for good food- and drink-related stories and a news writer’s instincts for uncovering and sourcing those stories
be able to manage a team of contributors and add talented writers to that team
edit stories quickly and accurately
write timely, well-reported, and thought-provoking stories
be comfortable with writing and editing long- and short-form stories and capsule reviews and descriptions
have a strong background in social media and adapt easily to the fast-paced world of online journalism
arrive equipped with a vision for the Village Voice food section

If this is you, email a résumé, cover letter, food-related clips, and five ideas for improving the Voice‘s food coverage to (No phone calls, please.) We offer a competitive salary with benefits.