Voice of America News Standards and Best Practices Editor

USAGM   Washington, DC   Full-time     Writing / Editing
Posted on May 19, 2023
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Job Announcement – Voice of America News Standards and Best Practices Editor

VOA NEWS IS GROWING:  We’re filling the position of News Standards and Best Practices Editor, a senior role responsible for codifying and applying the highest journalistic standards for our 2,000 VJs, reporters, producers, and editors producing TV, radio, and web/social content for audiences around the world. Working in nearly 50 languages and targeting 100 countries, the organization presents exceptionally complex news standards questions.

You should have substantial newsroom experience, with a demonstrated ability to guide journalists and editors through novel, politically sensitive issues under time pressure. Excellent news judgement analytical, written, and presentation skills are required, as is a thorough knowledge of today’s worldwide news media environment. Training is also a critical element of the job; experience leading group sessions and preparing supporting materials is key. You’ll also have to pass a thorough background check. 

VOA News is an independent agency of the U.S. government, producing content in nearly 50 languages and reaching a measured audience of more than 326 million people each week.  It's an interesting place to work with an important mission: to serve as a consistently reliable and authoritative source of news and to present the policies of the United States and responsible discussion and opinion on those policies.

To apply, click the link below, complete the application below by June 2nd, 2023:


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