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Boston University DEPUTY MANAGING EDITOR, WBUR News and Programming in BOSTON, Massachusetts

WBUR is looking for its next Deputy Managing Editor. In this role, you will assign, edit and supervise teams of reporters, and work closely with other newsroom managers to cover the essential news for Boston and Massachusetts. Areas of focus include politics, criminal justice and general assignment. Reporting to the Managing Editor, the position requires a seasoned editor, able to lift reporters' storycraft, on air and online, and sharpen and expand their reporting skills. The ideal candidate can oversee all aspects of production from assignment to publication on all platforms, someone just as comfortable writing a sharp headline as a compelling host intro. This person should be passionate about coaching reporters through story development and reporting, eager to innovate and committed to an inclusive workplace.

Required Skills

Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience required, with over eight years of related work experience.

Please note all newly hired staff and faculty will need to be in compliance with Boston University’s COVID-19 Vaccination and Booster Requirement ( within 30 days of date of hire. You must upload your vaccine documentation or request a medical or religious exemption ( instructions ( ). For further information on the University’s response to COVID-19, please visit the COVID-19 Resources ( site.

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military service, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, or because of marital, parental, or veteran status. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Required Experience