Digital leader sought to advance newsroom

Newton Daily News, Newton, Iowa

Date PostedFebruary 21, 2018
IndustryNewspapers / Wires
Job StatusFull-time

The Newton Daily News is seeking a tech-savvy reporter to lead our newsroom’s digital efforts.

Responsibilities will include website content management, building our digital audience and overseeing social media. Some reporting, customer service and marketing duties are included in this position.

The ideal candidate will thrive in a fast-paced, demanding newsroom. Must have strong writing skills and a sharp eye for detail. Previous experience working in newspaper journalism and digital platforms is preferred.

The Newton Daily News, a 4,200 circulation five-day a week newspaper, is an award-winning paper located just 30 minutes from Des Moines in central Iowa. You will also be working closely with our nearby weekly publications, Jasper County Tribune in Colfax and Prairie City News in Prairie City.

This full-time position offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.

Send a resume and clips to Editor Abigail Pelzer at

Shaw Media is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace. Pre-employment background check and drug screen required. Must have acceptable motor vehicle record.

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