Publisher - Galax Gazette

The Gazette, Galax, Virginia

Date PostedMay 16, 2018
IndustryNewspapers / Wires
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryDOE - Salary


The Gazette

Galax, Virginia

The Gazette, a 5,400-circulation tri-weekly newspaper in the Blue Ridge Mountains at Galax in Southwest Virginia, is seeking a publisher to replace the current publisher who is planning to retire after 28 years in the position.  The ideal candidate should be results-oriented, a strong strategic thinker, with excellent organizational and time management skills that can capitalize on the growth opportunities available in this market and in the region.

The Gazette offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) and paid time off benefits.  The newspaper can also be found at


  • Proven leadership and decision-making skills
  • Demonstrated strength in team building, delegation and administrative skills
  • Successful newspaper management experience, 3 years' minimum, including bottom line responsibility, is essential
  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Effective analytical and communications skills (written and oral) along with sound judgment
  • Demonstrated success in hiring, retaining, and developing high-performing personnel
  • Outstanding strategic planning and problem-solving skills
  • Experience and skill in developing, implementing, and delivering results on short and long term strategic plans
  • Innovative and creative in approaching and resolving business challenges


  • Develop and coach management team
  • Develop, implement, and ensure achievement of strategic business plan to create business, marketing and growth development for The Gazette
  • Achieve desired business results
  • Actively participate in and take a leadership role in community activities and events
  • Effectively communicate with employees while maintaining a high degree of accountability


For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

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