Associate Editor

Shaw Media, Joliet, Illinois

Date PostedFebruary 28, 2018
IndustryNewspapers / Wires
SpecialtyLocal News
Job StatusFull-time

Associate Editor sought for The Herald-News in Joliet

Shaw Media is looking for an associate editor to help lead The Herald-News news operations. The associate editor will be based in Joliet and contribute to leading our news coverage on our website ( and in our daily print edition.

The associate editor will report directly to the editor of The Herald-News and responsibilities will include but will not be limited to reporting stories, leading our business reporting and business newsletter, editing stories from full-time and freelance staff, assigning stories, budgeting sections and being a face of the newspaper to the public.


About This Opportunity:

The ideal applicant will be someone who can make connections quickly in the community and use social media, newsletters and reporting skills to help our readers understand why these events and people are important to their lives. Ability to shoot photographs and video is needed, as is an understanding of the importance of social media and mobile in serving our audience.

At least two years of professional experience is preferred. Solid knowledge of AP Style and grammar required, as is the ability to write clear, concise copy. Must have a valid driver's license, dependable transportation and proof of insurance.


Enjoy the Rewards of Working Among the Best:

In return for your contributions to our success, Shaw Media offers a competitive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and 401(k) with company match.


Apply Today.

Ours is a company with ambitious goals and an eye to the future. If you'd like to join us, please apply. Forward a cover letter, along with your resume and 3-5 samples of your best work to:


Or mail:  Shaw Media - Associate Editor JHN,  P.O. Box 250,  Crystal Lake, IL 60039


  • Shaw Media is a Drug-Free Employer
  • Pre-employment background check and drug screen required
  • This posting may not include all duties of the position
  • Shaw Media is an equal opportunity employer


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