Editor

Kankakee Valley Publishing, Rensselaer, Indiana

Date PostedOctober 12, 2017
IndustryNewspapers / Wires
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryNegotiable
Description:

EDITOR for a community newspaper in the Midwest. 

We are seeking a community minded journalist looking to be a hands-on editor for a rural county in Indiana.

Kankakee Valley Publishing is a family owned, privately held multimedia company.  Rensselaer, Indiana, is conveniently located between Indianapolis and Chicago.  We seek an experienced, existing writer/editor or a #2 looking to make a move up and prove their abilities.  A journalism degree is desired but will consider others with appropriate work experience in newsroom applications.  You will cover everything from local government, hard news to ribbon cuttings, education and sports.  Qualified candidates should have the ability to multitask in a fast paced, deadline driven environment while being able to work autonomously in a team driven setting.  We are searching for a candidate to become a part of the small community and build relationships and the brand.

Proven experience with Macintosh, InDesign, Photoshop and digital website platforms, as well as social media channels is required.  Excellence in photography is also a plus.  We offer competitive salary, vacation, 401k and health insurance benefits and opportunities for advancement.

To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter and samples of your work to:  gperrotto@rensselaerrepublican.com


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