JOB TITLE: Editor  

OVERVIEW: The American Independent is seeking an editor to join our growing team. Ideal candidates will have at least two years of experience in digital publishing.


  • Work closely with other editors on daily content. 
  • Execute content production from draft to publication (copyediting, fact-checking, research, image selection, and workshopping headlines).
  • Communicate with other editors on priorities and schedule for content. 
  • Collaborate with writers to ensure content is unique, sourced, and aligned with our mission. 
  • Contribute to ongoing improvement of editorial production systems.


  • Politically savvy, aware, engaged, and eager to take initiative at every stage of the process. 
  • Prior experience in online publishing and/or relevant editorial skills.
  • A successful track record of working in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.  
  • Capable of managing multiple priorities simultaneously. 
  • Prior experience working with editorial workflow applications and systems.
  • Must love organization, attention to detail, schedules, process, and style (AP style preferred).
  • Ability to work well with others in a virtual workspace.

Salary commensurate with experience. DC-based is strongly preferred.

To apply, send a resume and cover letter to talent@americanindependent.com

The American Independent is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value a diverse workforce and strongly encourage applicants of all backgrounds to apply, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, or disability.