Employment

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

The Daily Caller

Spring 2023 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.
  • Qualifications 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 interns@dailycaller.com and avery@dailycaller.com. Please note, this internship is unpaid.
Video Intern 
Seeking a video intern to shoot man-on-the-street style video on the streets of New York city.
We are looking for an intern based in New York city. You’ll be provided with a camera and follow our host around who will be asking political and cultural questions of New Yorkers. The videos will be posted on our Daily Caller social media pages and will be exposed to hundreds of thousands of viewers.
Past camera experience is a plus. Please send resume and any samples of past work if available to noahpincus@dailycaller.com.
The Daily Caller was founded by Tucker Carlson and Neil Patel and is headquartered in Washington DC. The Daily Caller Facebook and youtube pages have over 6.5 Million subscribers with video views ranging in the 10’s of thousands to millions of views per video.

 

Editorial Intern

The Caller is seeking an editorial intern for the Fall 2022 semester who is interested in a fast-paced, exciting workplace that values motivation and creativity. As an editorial intern at the Daily Caller, you would 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. If you’re wicked smart and ready to prove yourself at the highest level, the Daily Caller is the place for you.

We are looking for bright and focused individuals who can work on deadline and are dedicated to the integrity, growth and accuracy of the publication.

Interns should be:

  • Hard-working and motivated
  • Knowledgeable about politics
  • At least one year of journalism experience
  • Able to successfully handle multiple tasks at once
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Creative and resourceful
  • Detail-oriented

Experience with WordPress is a plus.

Interested candidates should send a resume, cover letter and writing samples to interns@dailycaller.com and annabel@dailycaller.com. Please note, this internship is in-person or remote, and unpaid.

 

Business Intern 

The Caller is seeking a business intern for the Fall 2022 semester who is interested in a fast-paced, exciting workplace that values motivation and creativity. Responsibilities would include “support” (i.e. customer relations) and helping with email marketing via copywriting, formatting, and sending emails on a scheduled basis. Aiding with day to day operations of the business and advertising team. Experience with QuickBooks and accounting is a plus! If you are interested in interning with us, please send a cover letter and resume to interns@dailycaller.com and annabel@dailycaller.com

 

IT Intern 

The Caller is seeking an IT intern for the Fall 2022 semester who is interested in a fast-paced, exciting workplace that values motivation and creativity. Seeking candidates with experience in Javascript (in the browser or on the server) and/or PHP for an internship with a chance to experience how a small, flexible company handles full stack development, devops, and quality assurance needs. If you are interested in interning with us, please send a cover letter and resume to interns@dailycaller.com and annabel@dailycaller.com

Social Media Coordinator

Location: Washington DC

The Daily Caller Social Media Coordinator will be responsible for the scheduled posting of Daily Caller content across all social media platforms, as well as the coordination of content between the social media, social video, editorial, and marketing teams and executing strategies to grow the Daily Caller’s social media presence. 

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain the facebook posting schedule 
  • Monitor social media trends and the editorial schedule to optimize post content and timing
  • Identify trending clips and source video content for the video team
  • Quickly collect and analyze performance data
  • Utilize 3rd party platforms to optimize social media posting and analytics
  • Engage in copywriting and content creation 

Requirements:

  • Familiarity with social media platforms: Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, TikTok, Parler, Rumble, Gettr, Truth Social
  • Deep understanding of the political climate and news media
  • News junkie
  • Strong Sense of humor
  • Adept proofreading and grammar skills
  • Professional copywriting skills
  • Video editing and graphic design experience a plus 
  • Familiarity with Excel/Google Sheets

Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to bensmith@dailycaller.com

News Clipper

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.

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR:

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 (DC) is required.

Salary is commensurate with experience. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to:

Geoffrey Ingersoll, Editor-in-Chief

geoffrey@dailycaller.com

Associate Editor

The Daily Caller is looking for a full-time associate editor to join our dedicated and dynamic team.

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

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

The candidate must have excellent news judgment, with an eye for what stories are compelling to our readers and will draw incredible amounts of interest.

The candidate should have a strong knowledge of U.S. policy and politics.

On location (DC) is required.

1-2 years of previous editing experience is strongly preferred but not required. Salary is commensurate with experience. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to:

Geoffrey Ingersoll,
Editor-in-Chief
geoffrey@dailycaller.com

Reporter

Are you a news junkie who proverbially eats, breathes and lives the news? Would you like to channel your obsession with the news 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.

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR:

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 ability to collaborate and communicate effectively is also important.

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 (DC) is required.

Salary is commensurate with experience. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to:

Geoffrey Ingersoll, Editor-in-Chief

geoffrey@dailycaller.com

Analysis Writer

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.

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.

Salary is commensurate with experience. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to:

Geoffrey Ingersoll, Editor-in-Chief

geoffrey@dailycaller.com

Fact Check Editor

Check Your Fact is accepting resumes for a full-time fact check editor to work out of our Washington, D.C. headquarters. The fact check team evaluates the false, misleading and sometimes surprising claims made by political figures, as well as debunks the many falsehoods that go viral on social media.

A candidate for this role must be a speedy and competent copy editor, with an understanding of AP style, capable of editing stories for accuracy and readability. He or she must also have excellent attention to detail and a desire to consider issues from both sides.

The candidate must have excellent news judgment, with an eye for what stories will draw incredible amounts of interest. He or she must also know how to optimize content to attract visitors from a variety of sources — including search engines and social media.

The candidate should have a strong knowledge of U.S. policy and politics, in addition to having a great eye for potential fact checks.

The candidate will also be expected to occasionally write and report interesting fact check stories in a clear and concise manner. Most importantly, the candidate should enjoy working in a fast-moving atmosphere.

At least two to five years of professional journalism experience is preferred, but not required. Salary is commensurate with experience.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to:

Jesse Stiller, Fact Check Editor

jesse@checkyourfact.com

Fact Check Reporter

Check Your Fact is accepting resumes for a full-time fact check reporter to work out of our Washington, D.C. headquarters. The fact check team finds and evaluates the false, misleading and sometimes surprising claims made by political figures, as well as the many claims that rocket across social media every day.

A candidate for this role should have strong research skills, broad knowledge of U.S. policy and politics and the ability to write clearly and concisely. He or she must also have excellent attention to detail and a desire to consider issues from both sides.

Alongside joining an enthusiastic, dedicated and growing team, perks include great health care, flexible vacation time and an in-house office bar where staff eat lunch and grab beers after work.

Located in downtown Washington, D.C., the office is easily accessible from four Metro lines.

Salary is commensurate with experience. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to:

Jesse Stiller, Fact Check Editor

jesse@checkyourfact.com

Data Entry Assistant

Check Your Fact is seeking a highly-motivated, full-time Data Entry Assistant to aid our mission of debunking the many falsehoods that go viral on social media.

An ideal candidate for this role should have meticulous attention to detail, strong analytical skills and the ability to multitask in a fast-paced news environment. He or she must also have a high-level proficiency with Google Sheets and be tech-savvy.

Duties include assisting fact check editors in our efforts to identify false news and misinformation on social media platforms, inputting and managing Check Your Fact’s internal database of fact checks and contributing to team goals by accomplishing related tasks as required.

Salary is commensurate with experience. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to:

Jesse Stiller, Fact Check Editor

jesse@checkyourfact.com

Video Editor

Do you love politics, memes and montages? Do you want to make viral politics videos to broadcast to our millions of Facebook viewers? Then we have the job for you.

The Daily Caller is seeking a whip-smart, lightning-fast video editor who can churn out thousands of hours of entertainment. The job entails managing content on one of the country’s most-read news sites from our Washington, D.C. headquarters.

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR:

  • Basic experience with video/audio production
  • Operational knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite — Premiere, Photoshop and After Effects
  • Ability to operate in a deadline-heavy news environment
  • Familiarity with the current political landscape
  • Rapidly deploying to real news events at a moment’s notice, camera in hand.

The perfect candidate will be great at capturing video, efficient at editing it, a whiz with social media — including the emerging stuff — and not a moron. You should be a comic, an artist, a techie and a news junkie.

Alongside joining an enthusiastic, dedicated and growing team, perks include great health care, flexible vacation time, and an in-house office bar where staff eat lunch and grab beers after work. Softball and bar game skills a plus.

Salary is commensurate with experience.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to:

geoffrey@dailycaller.com

Subscriptions & Marketing Specialist

As a Subscriptions & Marketing Specialist you will be key to business operations. By working closely with internal teams, third party vendors and partners you will help us to provide value to our paid subscribers and grow revenue. This position provides a unique opportunity for you to learn about digital publishing, digital marketing and the digital subscriptions business, as you’ll be working on both managing our premium products and assisting with marketing operations. As an important part of a small team, you’ll have the chance to influence the direction of a growing company.

Responsibilities

  • Manage our premium subscriptions platform (Piano) including A/B testing of pricing, signup options, email notifications, and optimization of conversions for revenue
  • Use platforms like facebook and google to run campaigns to gain more subscribers, track metrics and optimize
  • Work with team on marketing and delivery of existing offerings and develop new subscription products
  • Provide some customer service to subscribers

Candidates Should Have

  • Critical thinking, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications (Excel, Word and PowerPoint)
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to multi-task efficiently and effectively
  • 1-2 years of digital business experience
  • A strong work ethic

Outstanding Candidates Have

  • Experience with digital subscriptions or in publishing
  • Experience with Third Party Ad Serving platforms (Google Ad Manager (DFP), Nativo, Sharethrough, Teads, Adventive)
  • Knowledge of basic programming languages (HTML, CSS, JavaScript)
  • An eye for design

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to:

Chad Brady, Advertising Director

chad@dailycaller.com

The Daily Caller News Foundation

Investigative Reporter

The Daily Caller News Foundation is seeking an investigative reporter to join our top-tier team.

The ideal candidate will have a broad portfolio of news stories under their byline and will have the ability to conduct long-term and short-term investigations alike. The reporter would have a strong news judgment and an understanding of a national audiences’ interests. The candidate would also have refined research and writing skills. At least three years experience preferred.

The reporter would join a team of experienced, aggressive investigative reporters and the most irreverent newsroom in the country.

Founded by Tucker Carlson, a 25-year veteran of print and broadcast media, and Neil Patel, former chief policy adviser to Vice President Dick Cheney, the Daily Caller News Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit providing original investigative reporting from a team of professional reporters that operates for the public benefit.

Located in downtown Washington, D.C., the DCNF is easily accessible from four Metro lines. but the position will begin remote.

Salary is commensurate with experience.

Interested candidates should send a resume and writing samples to:

Michael Bastasch, Managing Editor

mike@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.