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Latino USA, a nationally broadcast hour-long radio program distributed by PRX, and weekly podcast hosted by Maria Hinojosa, is seeking a Managing Editor for a full-time, permanent position to join our expanding and vibrant team of audio journalists.
Latino USA’s interviews and pieces cover subjects concerning Latinos nationwide with heavy focus on arts, cultural coverage, immigration, criminal justice, technology, human rights, labor, sexual and reproductive health coverage. For more information on the show, go to www.latinousa.org. The offices of Futuro Media Group, which produces Latino USA, are located in Harlem, New York City.
The Managing Editor is the head of Latino USA, an award-winning weekly public radio program and podcast that focuses on Latinos and the Latino experience. The Managing Editor supervises the editorial and production process of the show, edits individual stories, and is responsible for overseeing the tone and content of the program, adhering to rigorous journalistic standards as well as consistently bringing cutting-edge storytelling to the show. The Managing Editor leads the Latino USA leadership team, which includes the Senior Producer and the Senior Editor, with input from the Director of Production and Operations.
This is a full-time position based in Harlem, New York City that reports to Futuro Media’s Executive Director, and works closely with Host & Executive Producer Maria Hinojosa and all other departments at Futuro Media.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
SUCCESS IN THE JOB WILL REQUIRE
Cover letter stating qualifications, resume, three work samples that reflect your work as an editor, and contact information for three references must be submitted to be considered for this position.
To apply, please send your application materials via email with the subject “Latino USA Managing Editor Position” to email@example.com by Thursday, December 10th.
Only the most qualified candidates will be contacted.
ABOUT THE FUTURO MEDIA GROUP
The Futuro Media Group is an independent nonprofit organization producing multimedia journalism that explores and gives a critical voice to the diversity of the American experience. Based in Harlem and founded in 2010 by award-winning journalist Maria Hinojosa, Futuro Media is committed to creating multimedia content for and about the new American mainstream in the service of empowering people to navigate the complexities of an increasingly diverse and connected world.
Futuro Media is a diverse and equal opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without discrimination.