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Company: The Woodstock Independent
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
June 14, 2013
Job ID: 1492518



The Woodstock Independent in Woodstock, Ill., is seeking an ASSOCIATE EDITOR to join our editorial team. The Associate Editor oversees news coverage by covering government and community beats, commissioning freelancers, and coordinating columnists and other contributors. 

Applicants should have a bachelor's degree in journalism or a related field (or relevant experience), knowledge of Associated Press style guidelines and familiarity with covering general news beats such as city council meetings. Experience undertaking website and/or social media projects is preferred.

Our Associate Editor will be a member of our creative team. This person should be able to collaborate with staff and freelancers to complete longterm projects and special issues, prioritize in order to meet tight deadlines, and conceptualize and write strong feature content. 

The position opens in mid-May. The starting salary is $25,000, and health insurance is provided.

To apply, send your resume, cover letter and several clips — including at least one feature article and one news article — to, or direct us to your web portfolio.

A publication of Inde Enterprises, Inc., The Woodstock Independent is a weekly newspaper in Woodstock, Ill., covering news, sports and entertainment in Woodstock and central McHenry County. The Independent is a member of the Illinois Press Association and a 10-time recipient of the IPA's Verle V. Kramer Memorial Trophy. Inde Enterprises, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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