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Company: The Frederick News-Post
Position:
News Editor
Location:
Maryland
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
February 12, 2013
Job ID: 1468108

Description:

 

Seeking News Editor

Full-Time

The Frederick News-Post, an award-winning daily newspaper in western Maryland, is seeking an experienced news editor to lead our nighttime copy desk.

The news editor is responsible for the daily production and on time press starts, editing, and layout of all news, niche publications and feature pages for The Frederick News-Post. We’re looking for an enthusiastic leader who can manage an eight-person team of copy editors and page designers and ensure the content of The News-Post is complete, accurate and well balanced. An extensive journalistic background and ability to use independent judgment in making decisions is required. Applicant must have a working knowledge of Quark or InDesign and posting stories to the website. Must have at least five years of supervisory and editing experience and must have excellent communications skills and able to work with a collaborative spirit.   

The normal working hours will be Sunday – Thursday, 3 pm – midnight. However hours may vary to include days, evenings, weekends and holidays, ability to work a flexible schedule is required.

A bachelor’s degree required, preferably in journalism; and five to ten years experience as assigning editor, city editor or copy editor. Must have proven ability of good news judgment and excellent writing skills normally acquired in a four-year college with courses in management, writing and journalism and English.

Must possess a valid motor vehicle operator’s license and furnish a current driving record with no more than two points for a period of two years and a reasonably acceptable driving history with no suspensions.

Please forward your resume with salary requirements to Jobs@newspost.com

 

 

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