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Business Insider transportation editor

Editorial | New York, NY | Full Time

Job Description

Some of the biggest stories today that millions of people care about are related to transportation: Boeing's airplane security, how many cars Tesla is manufacturing, Lyft's IPO and urban mobility. Business Insider is looking for an editor four our transportation section who is sharp, fast, and who has a knack for telling stories in a relatable and compelling way.

The transportation editor is always thinking up an angle on the news that everyone else has missed. The transportation team is the first to the news, and also regularly interviews CEOs and gets scoops. This candidate should be passionate about everything from Tesla's Hyperloop plans, to air travel, to earnings from the big automakers.

The transportation editor will manage a growing team of reporters in NYC. These reporters will file everything from breaking news to profiles and exclusive stories, as well as stories from the field. Their editor should be comfortable regularly handling this mixture of story edits, as well handling sensitive scoops.

The ideal transportation editor will:

  • Show excellent news judgment
  • Have the ability to write and edit quickly and accurately. A sense of urgency is very important!
  • Assign and edit a mix of articles, including short news posts and long-form reported pieces (he or she can also write and report themselves as time allows)
  • Have a few years of experience working for a digital publication, either covering transportation or editing a team (or both!). 

APPLY HERE if you are interested in this position. Include your resume and links to five clips, and explain in your cover letter why we should hire you in no more than three paragraphs.

Insider Inc offers competitive compensation packages complete with benefits. This is a full-time position based in our New York office.







About us:

Insider Inc. is the publisher of INSIDER, Markets Insider, and 17 international editions of Business Insider, including the flagship NY-based US edition. The company pioneered a digital-native approach to news and information that is social and mobile at its core, for an ambitious and curious global audience that grew up with digital. The company launched in 2007, and in ten years, Business Insider has grown to become the most favorite business news brand in the world, when measured by reach. Insider Inc. reaches a global audience of several hundred million readers and viewers. The company also offers a subscription research service, Business Insider Intelligence (BII), that provides in-depth insight, data, and analysis of digital topics. Every year the company hosts IGNITION, an influential media and technology conferences. Insider Inc. is a subsidiary of Axel Springer SE. We are always looking for talented, curious and motivated individuals to join our growing team.