Newsletter editor at The Washington Post

  • Full-time
  • Washington, D.C.

The Washington Post is looking for a newsletter editor to support a wide portfolio of editorial products that have become an essential part of The Post’s success in reaching and retaining readers. This editor will help oversee and improve existing newsletters, scout new opportunities, grow audiences and shape the future of our in-house email tool, Carta.

The ideal candidate for this job will have experience launching or writing newsletters and using analytics to make decisions. Strong news judgment, a desire to experiment and an interest in distribution and how readers consume news in 2018 is essential. This person should care deeply about newsletters as a platform for delivering journalism and as a tool for deepening reader engagement.

This editor must have excellent communication skills and should be excited to work with a small group executing our day-to-day newsletter operation reaching millions of readers. This role also involves very close partnership and collaboration with engineering, product, subscriptions, analytics and advertising teams.

To apply, please send a cover letter in the body of an email, attach a resume as well as links, pdfs or screenshots of a newsletter you have worked on. Send your email to: Newsletter and Alerts Editor Tessa Muggeridge (, Director of Audience Ryan Kellett ( and Managing Editor Tracy Grant ( The application deadline is Friday, October 12.

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