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Company: Idaho Mountain Express
ARTS EDITOR in mountain paradise
Ketchum, Idaho
Job Status:  Full-time
Salary:  Negotiable


Idaho’s largest non-daily newspaper, the Idaho Mountain Express, published twice weekly in the beautiful Sun Valley, Idaho, resort community, has an opening for an arts and events editor who's a strong, experienced journalist and can hit the ground running. The Express—recognized repeatedly by the National Newspaper Association as one of the best non-dailies in the country—has a strong tradition of providing award-winning news and arts coverage. The successful candidate must have a college degree in journalism and at least three years of reporting experience, preferably with some experience in arts and events writing. The job also includes assisting the newsroom in editing and posting news updates to the newspaper website.

The position is a full-time (40 hours a week) role that demands a variety of journalism skills, from reporting on a vibrant arts scene to composing features and managing the newspaper's calendar. Candidates must have excellent writing and editing skills, a deep interest in arts and music, and an absolute understanding of AP style. The position requires strong organizational skills and efficiency while working on tight deadlines. Benefits include full health insurance and generous paid vacation.

The Idaho Mountain Express is situated in Ketchum, one mile from world-class Sun Valley Resort, in the heart of Idaho's Rocky Mountains. The area has a thriving cultural scene and superlative outdoor recreation opportunities—including downhill and Nordic skiing in the winter and excellent hiking and mountain biking in the summer—all of which are enjoyed in the vast expanses of surrounding Forest Service and BLM lands. This is a rare opportunity to join a highly successful, well-established publishing company situated in one of the country's most pristine recreation paradises. Send a resume, three work samples and references to Editor Greg Foley at No phone calls, please.

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