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Company: Star Tribune
Position:
Minneapolis Star Tribune Senior Managing Editor for News
Location:
Minnesota
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
November 25, 2013
Job ID: 1537416

Description:

JOB DESCRIPTION
The Star Tribune is seeking a senior managing editor for news. This editor will guide the daily operation of the newsroom, working closely with the editor as well the assistant managing editors for Business, Features, Metro and Sports to set a high bar for the work that we do in print and increasingly on our digital platforms. He or she will be responsible for driving coverage that breaks news and that puts a constant premium on enterprise journalism that is ambitious, distinct and compelling. This editor will ensure we’re making the most of the tools available to report and disseminate our content through our print and digital channels. This editor will work with other key editors to make sure our brand of journalism is important and impactful from the words and the images to the design and interactive nature of some projects. 
QUALIFICATIONS

The senior managing editor for news will have a long track record as a smart and thoughtful journalist, able to conceive of and deliver both short-form and long-form journalism. He or she must be able to drive relentlessly on the news, as well as the quality of the journalism. He or she must have the people skills to coach the best out of the journalists engaged in telling the stories of our community. This editor will understand how to set an agenda both for print and digital and have the ability to make things happen.

 

Questions? Call  Duchesne Drew, managing editor for operations/recruitment at 612-673-7111 or email him at ddrew@startribune.com

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
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COMPANY DESCRIPTIONStar Tribune Media Company is Minnesota’s largest producer and distributor of news, information and advertising across multiple print and digital platforms, including newspaper, website, mobile, tablet and video formats. The Star Tribune newspaper and StarTribune.com regularly reach more than two-thirds of the adults in the Twin Cities market or more than 1.7 million people. The company has been serving the Minneapolis/Saint Paul market for more than 144 years, providing trusted local and regional news and information produced by the largest force of professional journalists in the state. Star Tribune has more than 1,000 employees.

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