Editor

Herald Chronicle, Winchester, Tennessee

Date PostedMarch 26, 2018
IndustryNewspapers / Wires
Job StatusFull-time
Salary$30,000 to $35,000
Websitehttp://www.heraldchronicle.com
Description:

Newspaper Editor

Herald Chronicle – Winchester, Tennessee

 

The Herald Chronicle, a twice-weekly publication located in Winchester Tennessee is seeking an editor to oversee its newsroom.  The successful candidate will have a strategic vision for the future of the Herald Chronicle while setting and executing coverage priorities.  You will serve as a mentor and resource to a team of reporters and actively engage with the creative department to produce eye-catching material. 

This is a working editor position and will also be responsible for editing reporter’s material and coordinating coverage.  The right candidate will have the experience in emerging media, mobile, social media and video strategy.

This is an opportunity for someone who values the role that a community newspaper has to its readership, so expect to get involved in the community outside the office and represent the publication at various events and engagements.

Responsibilities:

Uphold the highest journalism standards

Provide exemplary leadership with the ability to assess structure, personnel, and technological needs, and to make the necessary changes

Lead the planning and oversee execution of content strategies with the focus on growth audiences.

Requirements:

BA/BS in Journalism, Communications or related area or equivalent experience

Minimum 5 years experience as a respected journalism leader

Minimum 2 years management experience

Experience in high-level decision-making with complex, impactful or sensitive news content.

Solid understanding of AP style, photography, videography, InDesign, and Photoshop

We offer competitive compensation and benefits package which includes medical, dental, life insurance, short term and long term disabilities and a 401K  If you are interested and are passionate about the news business, please email your confidential resume to: (Absolutely No phone calls)

Jack Owens, Publisher

jowens@heraldchronicle.com

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