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Company: Idaho Press-Tribune
Position:
Managing Editor
Location:
Idaho
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
January 13, 2014
Job ID: 1079337

Description:

Seeking Dynamic and Innovative Managing Editor

The Idaho Press-Tribune, a 26,000 daily newspaper located in Nampa, ID, is seeking a superstar Managing Editor.  We are a dynamic and innovative media company located just west of Boise with sister weekly publications in Meridian, ID and Emmett, ID.

The paper seeks a deadline-oriented all-purpose editor with competency and experience in all areas including staff supervision, reporting, editing, page design, social media, photography and online news presentation.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Candidates must have a proven track record of successfully managing day to day operations of an active newsroom. 
  • This position requires brilliant news judgment, strong leadership and coaching skills, solid community relations and a passion for both digital and print journalism.
  • You must demonstrate extremely innovative thinking all while maintaining a good sense of humor and positive attitude.
  • The ideal candidate will have at least five years experience in journalism with a minimum of two years of experience as an assigning and supervising editor.
  • Daily newspaper newsroom experience is a must. 
  • Strong ability to meet deadlines consistently and preform under pressure.
  • Journalism degree from a reputable college or university.

The paper offers an outstanding benefits package that includes vacation, quality health insurance and a 401K plan.

To apply: Send resume, cover letter, LinkedIn profile, three writing samples, two page design samples and a short paragraph explaining your thoughts on the future of the newspaper industry to Matt Davison at jobs@idahopress.com. The Idaho Press-Tribune is an equal opportunity employer and a Pioneer News Group property (pioneernewsgroup.com).

 

 

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