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CQ is seeking an assistant editor for CQNow, our live news desk. The multifaceted duties include writing the Morning Briefing newsletter, general assignment reporting, digital production and some copy editing.
We are looking for a candidate with a good understanding of policy and the legislative process. The preferred candidate would excel at varied tasks – involving writing, editing and production -- while under deadline pressure amid fast-changing events.
In the role you would be expected to: