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Company: Campbell Publications
Position:
Seeking editor for community newspapers
Location:
Illinois
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
October 8, 2013
Job ID: 1507808

Description:

Campbell Publications, publisher of six community newspapers in West Central Illinois, is seeking a Regional Editor to lead our editorial staff. If you have a commitment to the goals of community journalism, if you face each new challenge with optimism and the desire to make positive contributions at the local level, this could be the job for you. We are seeking a well-rounded editor with hands-on experience covering news and features, plus experience managing social media and websites. The successful candidate must have a proven track record of executing projects both in print and online and be comfortable in the role of mentor to stringers and reporters. A high degree of community involvement and direct reader engagement is encouraged. We serve readers in a territory known for its agriculture, hunting and outdoor recreation. Our communities value strong local schools and include a variety of hometown businesses. We are within easy driving distance of St. Louis, Mo. and Springfield, Ill. If you’re not from this area, we are interested to know why you want to live here; please tell us when you send your resume to Julie Boren, publisher, at publisher@campbellpublications.net.

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