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Company: Schurz Communications
Editorial Page Editor
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
April 3, 2013
Job ID: 1472713


The Herald-Mail, an award-winning newspaper based in Western Maryland
and covering parts of three states, has an immediate opening for an Editorial
Page Editor. This is a full-time, exempt position. This individual will serve on
the paper’s Editorial Board and be responsible for the Opinion pages in the
newspaper. Duties include editing reader letters, layout of editorial pages, and
researching/writing editorials. We’re looking for a strong writer who has great
people skills and is adept with social media, and is also willing to appear on the
company’s 24-hour cable TV news programming.

A minimum of five years of experience at a daily newspaper is required, with a
background in news writing and covering/reporting on hard news. Experience
with local government beat reporting and politics is preferred.
A bachelor’s degree is required, preferably in a related field, as is a valid driver’s
license and clean driving record.

This is typically a Monday-Friday position, working a day shift, with other days/
hours as required. The position offers a strong compensation and benefit
package, including paid time off, group health and dental, and company 401(k).
The Herald-Mail is located in Hagerstown, MD, 75 miles from Baltimore and
Washington, D.C.

Interested candidates should submit cover letter, resume, salary requirements
and applicable work samples, and should visit the following web site:
and search Requisition Number HM1193 to learn more about the position and


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