Senior Editor, Culture

Remote (United States) +1

The Athletic is seeking a Senior Editor to lead its Culture vertical, which will directly focus on sports and their adjacent topics.


  • Big-picture, conceptual vision for the vertical, including long-term direction and expansion opportunities; generating and planning story ideas at the intersection of sports and culture.
  • Day-to-day management of our full-time Culture writers.
  • Collaborative approach to working within our vast network of writers and editors in sport verticals.
  • Keep up with short-, mid-, and long-term edit calendar and assignments.
  • Editing, producing and publishing stories via WordPress.
  • Develop writers and provide feedback to improve their work.
  • Use real-time metrics to assess performance and adjust accordingly.
  • Collaborate with HQ on business/marketing initiatives.


  • 5+ years of experience in digital sports journalism, including at least 3 years of direct editorial management.
  • Thorough knowledge of men’s and women’s sports.
  • Thorough knowledge of American history.
  • Thorough knowledge of Cultural events and celebrations.
  • Thorough knowledge of the journalistic process.
  • This is a remote position based in the US or Canada.

The Athletic Media Company is an equal opportunity employer and enthusiastically encourages people from all backgrounds and experiences to apply. The Athletic will consider all applicants without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical and/or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other protected characteristic under applicable law.

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