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The Role:

Lost Debate seeks to hire an Associate Researcher to support production of Lost Debate’s flagship show. The ideal candidate is an established researcher and copywriter with a deep understanding of current social and cultural trends in news and media.


  • Monitor and find trending and unique stories in news, culture, and social media.
  • Research and fact-check segments for Lost Debate’s bi-weekly flagship show.
  • Provide fact-checking assistance across Lost Debate’s slate of shows.
  • Produce weekly data reports and analysis across Lost Debate’s slate of shows and social media platforms.


  • Alignment with Lost Debate’s values and beliefs.
  • A heterodox set of views, a thick skin for robust debate and disagreement, and a burning curiosity.
  • A+ writer and researcher who can find unique and untold stories.
  • A news and ideas obsessive who enjoys engaging with the issues of the day. 
  • Self starter and quick learner who will take initiative and finish tasks to completion.
  • Ideally 2+ years of journalism experience.  

This position is based in New York, NY, and offers a starting salary of $80K + benefits.

To apply, send a cover letter and resume to jobs@lostdebate.com.


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