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Company: Craig Daily Press
Position:
Award-winning community newspaper in beautiful Northwest Colorado needs energetic editor
Location:
Colorado
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
March 12, 2013
Job ID: 1468247

Description:

 

The Craig Daily Press, an award-winning community newspaper in beautiful Northwest Colorado, seeks a managing editor to oversee the newspaper’s content and reporting staff, which consists of three full-time reporters.

The duties of the managing editor will include, but may not be limited to:

--Leading the newspaper’s reporting staff, including shift and assignment scheduling

--Serving as lead editor for all Craig Daily Press editorial content, which means the ability and willingness to challenge reporters throughout the editing process

--Serving on the newspaper’s Editorial Board and writing at least one editorial a week

--Assisting with the hiring and training of reporting staff

--Working 40 hours a week, and sometimes more. The managing editor’s shift is to be determined, but weekend work will be part of the job at times. 

--Embracing the role and responsibilities of being the primary liaison between the Craig/Moffat County community and the Craig Daily Press’ editorial department. 

--Working with the Editor on strategic planning for all aspects of Craig Daily Press editorial content, including the newspaper, its special sections and its website 

Skills the ideal candidate possesses include:

--Sound news judgment

--Strong grasp of Associated Press and local style rules, as well as grammar, spelling and punctuation

--Multi-tasking

--“Can-do” attitude

--Strong verbal communication skills

We hope to immediately fill this role with the right candidate. Send a resume and cover letter to editor@steamboattoday.com. No phone calls, please. 

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