Bureau Chief

Multiple Locations
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
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<p><strong>LA BUREAU CHIEF</strong></p>
<p><strong>VICE x News</strong></p>
<p>The award-winning VICE News team develops and produces news content across VICE platforms and partner platforms. The news team focuses on in-depth longform storytelling and unique and creative ways to relay topical daily news. This is a collaborative team that works together to make everyone’s stuff better. We believe in listening to everyone’s ideas and bringing on a diverse group of people who love working together to make the best, most unique news content out there.</p>
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<p><strong>Role x You</strong></p>
<p>VICE News is looking for an exceptional leader to drive editorial decisions and coverage from the LA Bureau. You’ll oversee day-of news pieces and breaking news in the western part of the country, along with longer-form and investigative pieces. You will manage the team of correspondents, producers, crews, and other resources out of LA. You have a deep understanding of how to differentiate VICE’s coverage during a crucial election year is a must… as is knowing how to bring those ideas out in the team.</p>
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<p><strong>Qualifications</strong><strong> </strong></p>
<p><strong>You have these:</strong></p>
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<li><em>7-10 years’ experience in senior leadership of a newsroom or bureau / managing teams</em></li>
<li><em>Proven experience helming editorial vision </em></li>
<li><em>Ability to maintain high journalistic standards</em></li>
<li><em>Able to effectively manage staff of producers / APs and lead teams in stories from the bureau and in the field</em></li>
<li><em>Able to generate exceptional story ideas, for breaking news, quick turn formats and longer-lead pieces</em></li>
<li><em>Willing to work under tight deadline pressure</em></li>
<li><em>Deliver on time and on budget</em></li>
<li><em>Expert communicator; experience giving direct and constructive feedback</em></li>
<li><em>Experience with project management and overseeing many moving parts, assignments, and deliverables at once</em></li>
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<p><strong>We’d love if you also had these:</strong></p>
<ul>
<li><em>Track record of running large teams</em></li>
<li><em>Excellent writing and editing skills; experience reviewing and revising scripts and rundowns</em></li>
<li><em>Experience working on long-form and investigative scripts and story arcs</em></li>
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<p>We want to find people who believe in our goals and feel inspired enough to grow while they’re here to fill the role, rather than someone who checks the boxes but isn’t invested. We encourage you to apply and show us what you’ve got. To learn more read the<a href="https://viceguideto.vice.com/"> <strong>VICE Guide to VICE</strong></a></p>
<p>Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily, with or without reasonable accommodation.   The requirements and essential functions described above are not an exhaustive list and instead are meant to describe the general nature and level of work required of the job.  VICE reserves the right to modify the essential functions of this position where a legitimate business exists.</p>
<p>If you require reasonable accommodation during the application and selection process, please let us know.  We will work together to best meet your needs.</p>
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<p><strong>Working at VICE</strong></p>
<p>VICE prioritizes the ideas and people that other media companies miss. We believe that innovation is a direct result of diverse, inclusive cultures so we don’t just “tolerate” differences, we celebrate it and see it as essential to our staff, culture, and business.</p>
<p>VICE offers comprehensive benefits including but not limited to trans-inclusive benefits, fertility benefits, and tuition reimbursement. We also have dog-friendly days, bagel Fridays, and the occasional drag show in our conveniently located Williamsburg office. Day-to-day you can enjoy a rooftop garden full of edible produce (in the summer), beverages, healthy snacks and the opportunity to make the work of a lifetime if you’re into that sort of thing, which we hope you are.</p>
<p><strong>Equal Employment Opportunities:</strong> VICE is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that strives to create and maintain a workplace that celebrates inclusion and diversity.  At VICE, we understand that inclusion and diversity are major benefits to our employees, our readers and viewers, and our company culture.  We treat all applicants and employees fairly without regard to age, alienage or citizenship status, color, disability, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status and partnership status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion/creed, sexual orientation, arrest or conviction record, caregiver status, credit history, unemployment status, salary history, status as a victim of domestic violence, stalking and sex offenses, status as a veteran or active military service member, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. </p>
<p>VICE requires that all employees have proper authorization to work in the U.S.  Should an applicant require employment sponsorship, VICE will determine, in its sole discretion, whetted her such sponsorship will be provided.</p>
<p>Qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with the New York City Fair Chance Act or other applicable laws.</p>
<p>VICE Media Group is not partnering with agencies nor accepts unsolicited resumes and will not responsible for any fees or expenses related to such unsolicited resumes and/or applicants.</p>
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