Senior Editor, Grub Street

 Vox Media - Company site
 August 4, 2022
 NYC/Remote (US Only)

New York Magazine is looking for a senior editor to lead Grub Street, its award-winning food and restaurant destination.


New York Magazine obsessively chronicles the ideas, people, and cultural events that are forever reshaping our world. The New York brand includes the groundbreaking magazine New York, which is published biweekly in print, and six thriving verticals: Intelligencer, delivering national news and sharp commentary on politics, business, technology, and media; the Cut, covering the conversations that matter most to women today; Vulture, the premier destination for culture news, criticism, and service; the Strategist, dedicated to shopping the internet smartly; Curbed, covering cities and city life; and Grub Street, which is home to food news, authoritative restaurant criticism, compelling service journalism, and eye-opening essays that touch on all aspects of eating well.

Since its inception, Grub Street has become a crucial part of New York City’s restaurant scene, chronicling its shifts, providing advice and insight into how the industry really works, and ensuring that our readers understand all of the food world’s must-know news.

Grub Street is New York Magazine's digital destination for food and restaurant coverage, chronicling the industry’s evolution and uncovering the very best things to eat, drink, and do in New York City and beyond.

As a community of journalists and storytellers, business professionals, creators and technologists, we believe it is a moral and business imperative to amplify voices: to cultivate diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout our organization and media. This applies to our candidates, our teams, our storytelling, our creative work, and our platforms, products, and partnerships.


  • Work closely with Grub Street’s editor and New York’s editorial leadership to realize a new era in restaurant coverage for the magazine’s food department
  • Work with staff writers, critics and freelance contributors to conceive and publish multiple stories per day 
  • Maintain Grub Street’s editorial calendar
  • Pitch and oversee ambitious stories, columns and packages that encompass all areas of the restaurant world 
  • Stay up to date on restaurant news, food trends, and hospitality industry shifts


  • At least 5 years of editing and management experience and familiarity with the digital tools of a modern newsroom
  • A deep understanding of New York’s restaurant world and its key players
  • A voracious reader and eater
  • An ideas machine who loves to brainstorm and is constantly on the lookout for new stories.

If you think you have what it takes, but don't meet every single point in our job posting, please apply with a cover letter to let us know how you believe you can bring your unique skills to the Vox Media team or get in touch!We’ve hired chefs who became editors, DJs who became UX designers, and sommeliers who became writers.


This job is Hybrid. We’re dedicated to the health and wellbeing of all of our employees, and when we reopen, will require everyone who works from one of our offices to be fully-vaccinated against COVID-19. Employees with approved religious or medical exemptions may be subject to additional safety requirements, such as submitting to regular COVID-19 testing and/or wearing a face covering in our offices.



This is a permanent, full-time position. This job is benefits-eligible. We pride ourselves in providing comprehensive benefits to support all of our employees wherever they are in life. You can find more information about our benefits here.


Vox Media is committed to building an inclusive environment where everyone can show up as their authentic selves and create their best work.We recognize that great stories, platforms, products and services come from people with all manner of backgrounds and experiences. We recognize that our commitments require ongoing work and sustained attention, as well as adaptation to new insights and best practices. We keep our diversity data public for the sake of accountability, transparency and communication. Learn more about our values here, and our approach to corporate citizenship here

Vox Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer and qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, age, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state, or local law. Vox Media will also consider all qualified applicants with criminal histories in accordance with applicable Fair Chance laws.We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations as part of the application process to candidates with disabilities. If you require a reasonable accommodation as part of the application process, please contact our People & Culture team (** Redacted **).


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