Assistant Editor at Texas Monthly

June 4, 2020
Austin, Texas

Job Overview: Texas Monthly is looking to hire a fact-checker who will work closely with the editorial team to ensure the accuracy and fairness of all its published material. The fact-checker will also be able to pitch and write articles for the print magazine and/or TexasMonthly.com. This job is based in Austin, Texas.

Job responsibilities :

  • Checking articles for potential errors or unsound passages by double-checking source materials and calling sources to confirm all factual details

  • Working closely with writers and editors to address any inaccuracies

  • Upholding the values and standards of the Texas Monthly brand

Successful candidates will possess the following skills/abilities:

  • Superior research savvy

  • A fastidiousness regarding details, deadlines, and organization

  • The ability to communicate clearly and diplomatically with parties of all sorts

  • Ability to adhere to deadlines and prioritize assignments

  • Collaborative professional attitude

  • Writing, reporting, interviewing, and general journalistic know-how

  • Fluency in Spanish and a general affinity for the state of Texas are a plus

Education/Experience:

  • A bachelor’s degree, in a relevant field

  • Previous reporting and/or fact-checking experience, preferably for a magazine

Application Process:

If you are a qualified candidate and interested in this position, we encourage you to apply by submitting a cover letter, resume, and up to three writing clips to [email protected] with the job title in the subject line.

NO PHONE CALLS OR WALK-INS ACCEPTED. TEXAS MONTHLY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

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