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Company: The Daily Herald
Position:
Metro Editor
Location:
Utah
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
April 1, 2013
Job ID: 1472248

Description:

The Daily Herald, an award-winning, Lee Enterprise newspaper, seeks a Metro Editor who is able and eager to drive news coverage in a variety of coverage areas and online through different formats-print, online and mobile. We’re much more than a daily newspaper in a two-university county and we need much more in a news leader. We are a 43k Sunday, 28k daily circulation seven-day newspaper. Heraldextra.com serves up more than 3 million page views per month and our mobile and tablet sites are seeing triple digit growth.

As Metro Editor, the top candidate will be responsible for local news, breaking news, sports and photos-both print and digital. We are seeking someone with a demonstrated passion for local, community journalism and fluency with digital and social media. To sum it up, your job will be driving readership through engaging, interesting and relevant content.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of five years experience in a daily newspaper newsroom and at least three years of management experience with strong organizational skills. The right person will understand the necessity of maintaining the highest ethical standards while attacking the changing dynamics of the newspaper industry with a passion that seeks new opportunity.

Required skills: Solid news judgment, design experience, experience reporting and editing news in a variety of coverage areas and on deadline; daily newsroom experience; strong interpersonal skills; strong organizational skills; clear understanding of the entire news gathering operation, including visual, production tasks, layout and design, advertising, circulation and management. Strong customer service skills are a must.

The Daily Herald offers great benefits including health, dental, vision matching 401(k) and vacation. Apply online at www.heraldextra.com, highlight 'Jobs', then click on 'Work for Us'.

We are a drug free employer. EOE

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