Commentary Editor

CNSNews.com, an online news outlet founded in 1998, is seeking a Commentary Editor to operate its popular and highly respected commentary and opinion pages. This is a full-time position and requires a strong knowledge of conservative ideas, the conservative movement and its best opinion writers. Candidates should also be highly motivated to seek out and build relationships with conservative commentators.

Duties & Responsibilities: 

Responsibilities include: (1) assisting senior editors in soliciting, editing, writing and publishing commentary and analysis on public policy and cultural issues; (2) networking and creating connections with and between CNSNews.com/MRC and conservative think tanks, policy experts and other influential conservative voices; (3) generating a larger viewership base for CNSNews.com's commentary section; (4) managing and facilitating intern blogs on radio talk show hosts; (5) occasionally assisting with the CNSNews.com Facebook account; and (6) writing thoughtful commentary pieces and blogs on public policy and cultural issues from a conservative perspective.

Required Experience & Education: 

A college degree is required, and several years of professional reporting and/or editing is preferred.

Performance & Success Metrics: 

Send cover letter, resume, and writing samples to:

Michael W. Chapman

Managing Editor

CNSNews.com

mchapman@cnsnews.com

No telephone calls.

Personality Profile: 

CNSNews.com is a non-profit news outlet. Its parent company is the Media Research Center (MRC), founded by L. Brent Bozell III in 1987.  The MRC is located in Reston, Virginia, within walking distance of the Wiehle-Reston East Metro station on the Silver Line.

Job Start Date: 
September 9, 2019
Department: 
CNS News
Job Type: 
Full-time