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Company: Lincoln Journal Star
Position:
Weekend Editor
Location:
Lincoln, Nebraska
Job Status:  Full-time
Salary:  Not Specified
Website: http://www.journalstar.com/workhere

Description:

The Lincoln Journal Star is looking for an ambitious, self-starting leader to direct news gathering and print and digital efforts on the weekend.

Lincoln is a growing capital city where Saturdays are often action-packed, and the Journal Star is committed to adding resources to grow its print and digital audience.

Candidates should be excited about the future of our rapidly changing industry.  The successful applicant will recognize important stories and be able to react quickly on multiple platforms – digital, social and print.

Primary responsibilities will be coordinating and executing a news plan for weekend print sections and hiring, training and developing staff of three city desk interns.

The weekend editor will work within a team of editors, reporters and designers striving to produce, feature and promote our very best work in print and online.

This job requires strong traditional journalism skills with online and social-media know-how.  Three years of reporting or editing experience is preferred.

Downtown Lincoln is thriving and we’re in the middle of the action just blocks from Memorial Stadium, a new arena and entertainment districts with bars, restaurants and music venues.  Lincoln has strong K-12 schools, a Big Ten university and cultural and recreational options.

The Journal Star offers an excellent benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, disability, life insurance, a 401(k) plan and paid time off.  Applicants must pass a post-offer drug screen and background check prior to commencing employment.  EOE

All applicants must apply online at www.journalstar.com/workhere.

Email city editor Todd Henrichs at thenrichs@journalstar.comfor more information. 


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