Employment

The Daily Caller and the Daily Caller News Foundation are currently hiring for the following positions:

The Daily Caller

Fall 2024 Editorial Internship
Are you addicted to reading the AP Stylebook? Do misplaced commas cause you to fly into a world-ending nervous breakdown? If so, The Daily Caller has an outlet for your frustration. With over 20 million readers a month, The Daily Caller, a 24-hour online news publication founded by Tucker Carlson and Neil Patel, is looking for an editorial intern who is interested in a fast-paced, exciting workplace that values motivation and innovation. We’re searching for bright and focused individuals who can work within deadlines and are dedicated to the integrity and growth of the publication.
As an editorial intern at The Daily Caller, you will work closely with some of the most politically savvy editors and reporters in the business, doing background research, transcribing interviews, cleaning up copy, crafting the perfect headline and helping craft social media posts. As an intern, you will also be able to write and publish your own pieces on our website, allowing you to create a portfolio of work.
If you’re wicked smart and ready to prove yourself at the highest level, The Daily Caller is the place for you. Interns should be:
  • Hard working and motivated
  • Knowledgeable about politics
  • Able to successfully handle multiple tasks at once
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Creative and resourceful
  • Detail-oriented
  • Positive and have a strong desire to learn
Please send a resume and cover letter to celtin@dailycaller.com. Please note, this internship is unpaid.

Digital Marketing Specialist

Job Overview:

The Daily Caller is looking for a self starter with an entrepreneurial mindset to join our marketing team as a Digital Marketing Specialist. If hired, you will impact many facets of the company’s digital strategy at every level of the funnel. Above all we are looking for someone who is curious and excited to find opportunities for growth. We are willing to train in technical skills. Interest in the job’s responsibilities and a passion for growth are most important.

Responsibilities include:

  • Analyze user movement across our platforms to identify opportunities for conversion
  • Conceptualize and build marketing automation flows across email and push notifications
  • Design and deploy email marketing campaigns
  • Design and optimize landing pages to drive subscriptions to our premium content 
  • Write copy for multiple applications including emails, landing pages, paid ads on Facebook and Google, etc.
  • Design and optimize website experiences including popups, newsletter widgets, content suggestions and paywalls
  • Coordinate with internal teams to gather information and assets for marketing projects
  • Collaborate with marketing teams to ensure consistent messaging across all channels
  • Analyze and report on the performance of marketing efforts

Requirements:

  • Passionate self starter with an entrepreneurial mindset
  • Copywriting experience
  • Basic graphic design ability (Creating basic designs in Canva)
  • Adept proofreading and grammar skills
  • Familiarity with the political climate and conservative news media
  • Competent with Google suite (docs, sheets, etc).

 

Preferred Experience:

  • Media buying on Facebook, Google PPC, etc
  • Experience using drag-and-drop email software
  • Experience building landing pages in drag-and-drop software like Clickfunnels

Benefits & Perks:

– 100% Employer covered Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage

– Unlimited PTO policy 

– 401(k) retirement plan

– Pre-Tax Commuter benefits 

– Onsite snacks and beverages 

– Discounted Gym Memberships 

Salary:

$55,000-$65,000 DOE 

How to Apply:

Send a resume and cover letter to elijah@dailycaller.com

News Clipper

Job Overview:

Do you often find yourself yelling at cable news hosts, mocking them when they let partisanship get control of a segment? Would you like to channel your obsession with news into an outlet that has other people yelling along with you? Then we have the job for you.
The Daily Caller is seeking several video clippers who can capture those viral moments and turn them into articles for mass consumption across a wide range of platforms

Requirements:

-Candidates should have the ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-heavy news environment and turn articles around in a timely fashion.
– Familiarity with the current political landscape is a plus, as is a good eye for what will spark interest on social media.
– Candidates should also possess basic writing skills, a good handle on grammar and a pathological aversion to plagiarism.
– On Location in DC is required.

Benefits & Perks:

– 100% Employer covered Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage
– Unlimited PTO policy
– 401(k) retirement plan
– Pre-Tax Commuter benefits
– Onsite snacks and beverages
– Discounted Gym Memberships

Salary:

$40,000 – $55,000 DOE

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to: Editor-In-Chief Geoffrey Ingersoll (geoffrey@dailycaller.com), Managing Editor Eric Lieberman (elieberman@dailycaller.com) and Deputy Editor Dylan Housman (dylan@dailycaller.com)

Associate Editor

Job Overview:

The Daily Caller is looking for a full-time associate editor to join its dedicated and dynamic team. The full-time associate editor position is not remote; the candidate must be able to work in the office in Washington, D.C.

A candidate for this role must be an efficient and competent copy editor with good knowledge of AP style. The candidate should also be capable of editing news stories for accuracy and readability, assuring that the sourcing is legitimate and done properly. He or she must also have excellent attention to detail and a desire to maintain objectivity when editing and pitching news.

Responsibilities include:

Responsibilities for the position include copy editing and publishing incoming news stories, pitching stories to reporters, collaborating with writers and helping with the management of the website.

The candidate must have excellent news judgment, with an eye for what stories are compelling to our readers.The candidate should also have a strong knowledge of U.S. policy and politics.

Requirements:

One to two years of previous editing experience is strongly preferred

Benefits & Perks:

– 100% Employer covered Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage
– Unlimited PTO policy
– 401(k) retirement plan
– Pre-Tax Commuter benefits
– Onsite snacks and beverages
– Discounted Gym Memberships

Salary:

$45,000-$60,000

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to:
Editor-In-Chief Geoffrey Ingersoll (geoffrey@dailycaller.com), Managing Editor Eric Lieberman (elieberman@dailycaller.com) and Deputy Editor Dylan Housman (dylan@dailycaller.com)

Reporter/Cap Hill Reporter

Job Overview:

Are you a news junkie who proverbially eats, breathes and lives the news? Does political horseracing occupy an inordinate amount of your headspace? Would you like to channel your obsessions by writing about the most critical events in the country and around the world? Then this is the job for you.
The Daily Caller is seeking an enterprising reporter who has a keen eye for what is interesting and what’s most important, someone who is willing to go the extra mile to get that scoop.

Requirements:

Candidates should have the ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-heavy news environment and turn articles around in a timely fashion. Reporters work with editors, so an ability to collaborate and communicate effectively is also important.
In depth comprehension of the current political landscape is a necessity, as is a good eye for what will spark interest on social media.
Candidates should also possess competent newswriting skills, a good handle on grammar and a pathological aversion to plagiarism.
On location (DC) is required.

Benefits & Perks:

– 100% Employer covered Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage
– Unlimited PTO policy
– 401(k) retirement plan
– Pre-Tax Commuter benefits
– Onsite snacks and beverages
– Discounted Gym Memberships

Salary:
$45,000-$50,000

How to Apply:

Editor-In-Chief Geoffrey Ingersoll (geoffrey@dailycaller.com), Managing Editor Eric Lieberman (elieberman@dailycaller.com) and Deputy Editor Dylan Housman (dylan@dailycaller.com)

Analysis Writer

Job Overview:

Everyone wants to share their takes, but not everyone has the opportunity to do so for a high-traffic, respected news outlet. The Daily Caller is seeking a writer that has an interesting perspective, but is open-minded enough to appreciate other perspectives. The candidate should be a good writer and fast learner. The best candidates will have a proven track record of writing analysis pieces that are thoughtful, detailed, balanced and most importantly, different from all the other analysis you read on the internet

Requirements:

The role requires someone who can work in a deadline-heavy news environment by collaborating with editors on story ideas and turning well-thought-out articles around in a timely fashion.
Familiarity with the current political landscape is a plus, as is a good eye for what will spark interest on social media.
On location (DC) is required.

Benefits & Perks:

– 100% Employer covered Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage
– Unlimited PTO policy
– 401(k) retirement plan
– Pre-Tax Commuter benefits
– Onsite snacks and beverages
– Discounted Gym Memberships

Salary:

$45,000-$55.000

How to Apply:

Editor-In-Chief Geoffrey Ingersoll (geoffrey@dailycaller.com), Managing Editor Eric Lieberman (elieberman@dailycaller.com) and Deputy Editor Dylan Housman (dylan@dailycaller.com

The Daily Caller News Foundation

Full-Time Reporter/Fellows Program

Job Overview:

The Daily Caller News Foundation is seeking applicants for a full-time, salaried reporting fellow at one of the most-read conservative news organizations in the country. The ideal candidate will be a strong writer with keen research skills, a knowledge and interest in political journalism, and
the ability to effectively communicate complex policy ideas. The candidate must also have excellent news judgment, with an eye for what stories will draw public interest.
The fellowship is a two-year, full-time program in which reporters will learn the skills necessary to succeed in journalism through hands-on writing, interviews with prominent thinkers and leaders, researching, attending daily editorial meetings and going to events in the nation’s capital and from around the country.
Beats include business, defense, labor, abortion, energy, politics, education, foreign affairs, drug policy, immigration, regulation, energy, crime and religious liberty.

Responsibilities include:

Write for publication, ensuring accuracy, clarity, and adherence to editorial standards.
Stay informed about current events and news developments to identify compelling story ideas.
Pitch stories on a regular basis.

Requirements:

– Strong writing skills, with attention to detail and accuracy.
– Excellent news judgment and the ability to identify stories of public interest.
– Familiarity with conservative perspectives and a commitment to journalistic integrity.

Skills:

– Demonstrated ability to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
– Strong writing skills

Wow Factors:

– Previous reporting experience on any level
– Working knowledge of AP Style Book

Benefits & Perks:

– 100% Employer covered Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage
– Unlimited PTO policy
– 401(k) retirement plan
– Pre-Tax Commuter benefits
– Onsite snacks and beverages
– Discounted Gym Memberships
– Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) eligible employer

Salary:

$40,000-$50,000

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to DCNF Editor-in-Chief Michael Bastasch, mike@dcnf.org

Full-Time Investigative Reporter

Job Overview:

The Daily Caller News Foundation is seeking applicants for an investigative reporter position at one of the most-read conservative news organizations in the country. The ideal candidate will be a strong writer and researcher, a knowledge and interest in political journalism, and the ability to effectively communicate complex policy ideas. Candidates should also have a keen eye for what stories will draw public interest and move the needle.

The DCNF’s Investigative Group is staffed by top-notch reporters who work almost exclusively on in-depth, original reporting to expose fraud, waste and abuse in government, elite institutions, corporate America and political parties. The Investigative Group’s groundbreaking work has reached millions of readers, sparked investigations and even resignations. We hold the powerful to account and get results.

Benefits & Perks:

– 100% Employer covered Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage
– Unlimited PTO policy
– 401(k) retirement plan
– Pre-Tax Commuter benefits
– Onsite snacks and beverages
– Discounted Gym Memberships
– Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) eligible employer

Salary:

$55,000-$90,000 (DOE)

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to DCNF Editor-in-Chief Michael Bastasch, mike@dcnf.org

Associate Editor 

Job Overview:

We are currently seeking a motivated and skilled Associate Editor to join our team. The ideal candidate will be a strong writer and editor with a passion for staying abreast of current events. They should possess excellent news judgment, with a keen understanding of what stories will resonate with our audience. This position offers the opportunity to work in a fast-paced newsroom environment, contributing to our mission of delivering high-quality journalism.

Responsibilities include:

– Write and edit articles for publication, ensuring accuracy, clarity, and adherence to editorial standards.
– Stay informed about current events and news developments to identify compelling story ideas.
– Collaborate with reporters and fellow editors to develop and refine story pitches.
– Help oversee the editorial process, from story conception to publication.
– Assist in managing daily editorial operations and deadlines.

Requirements:

– Strong writing and editing skills, with attention to detail and accuracy.
– Excellent news judgment and the ability to identify stories of public interest.
– Demonstrated ability to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
– Familiarity with conservative perspectives and a commitment to journalistic integrity.

Benefits & Perks:

– 100% Employer covered Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage
– Unlimited PTO policy
– 401(k) retirement plan
– Pre-Tax Commuter benefits
– Onsite snacks and beverages
– Discounted Gym Memberships
– Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) eligible employer

Salary:
$50,000-$60,000

How to Apply:
Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to DCNF Editor-in-Chief Michael Bastasch at mike@dcnf.org. We look forward to hearing from you!

Defense Reporter/Analyst

Job Overview:

The Daily Caller News Foundation is seeking a highly skilled and knowledgeable, Conservative Defense Reporter/Analyst to join our team.

The ideal candidate will possess a strong background in defense and military affairs, with expertise in writing, research, and news analysis. This role requires a deep understanding of Department of Defense operations, legislative processes, policy development, and military preparedness.

Responsibilities include:

  • Conduct in-depth research and analysis on defense and military-related topics, including but not limited to the Department of Defense, legislation, policy initiatives, and news coverage.
  • Monitor and analyze military preparedness, recruitment issues, and procurement problems, staying abreast of developments and trends in these areas.
  • Track and report on defense-related issues throughout the presidential election cycle, providing insights and analysis on the positions of candidates and potential implications for the military.
  • Develop a comprehensive plan outlining recommended reforms for the military and Department of Defense, to be implemented on Day 1 of the new administration.
  • Produce high-quality written content, including articles, reports, briefings, and analyses, tailored to our audience and platform.
    Collaborate with team members and external stakeholders to ensure accuracy, relevance, and timeliness of content.

Requirements:

  • Strong understanding of defense and military operations, policies, and challenges.
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct thorough research, analyze complex issues, and communicate findings effectively.
  • Excellent writing skills with the ability to produce clear, concise, and engaging content.
  • Experience working in a media outlet, Department of Defense, think tank, or Capitol Hill preferred.
  • Ability to work independently, manage multiple projects simultaneously, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Alignment with conservative principles and perspectives on defense and national security issues.

Skills:

  • Ability to produce high-quality written content.\
  • Ability to collaborate with others on a regular basis.
  • In depth knowledge of the AP style book.

Wow Factors:

  •  Previous Defense/Military Affairs experience
  • Legislative experience/ knowledge
  • Connections in the Defense/Military community

Benefits & Perks:

  • 100% Employer covered Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage
  • Unlimited PTO policy
  • 401(k) retirement plan
  • Pre-Tax Commuter benefits
  • Onsite snacks and beverages
  • Discounted Gym Memberships
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) eligible employer

Salary:

50,0000 – 70,000 depending on experience

How to Apply:

If you meet the qualifications and are eager to contribute to our team, we encourage you to apply by emailing a copy of your cover letter and resume to Adele Malpass at adele@dcnf.org.

The Daily Caller is always looking for great journalists. Don’t have experience? No big deal. We can train you. We’ll even take on refugees from the corporate media as long as you are committed to telling the truth.

For other employment inquiries, please send a cover letter and resume to careers@dailycaller.com.