Assistant City Editor

Las Vegas Review-Journal, Las Vegas, Nevada

Date PostedApril 17, 2017
IndustryNewspapers / Wires
SpecialtyLocal News
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryNegotiable
Websitehttp://lvrj.com
Description:

Nevada’s top print and online news organization, The Las Vegas Review-Journal, is looking for a high-energy, detail-oriented, organized and motivated assistant city editor. We're seeking an experienced journalist able to spot trends, be a watchdog, cultivate enterprise as well as recognize breaking news of importance to readers in Southern Nevada. We need someone who can motivate reporters as a strong mentor, fine-tune copy and function as part of a team. This job requires strong print and digital news judgment, familiarity with online and social media tools and a sense of urgency.

Key duties

-- Direct the work of five reporters. 

-- Assign and edit content for print and online.

-- Ensure that appropriate art is assigned for each story. 

-- Plan and execute enterprise packages.

-- Work with the Metro Editor to ensure a comprehensive daily local news report.

Key attributes

-- Bachelor’s degree in journalism, English or related field 

-- Ten years of reporting/editing experience

-- Ability to multitask

-- Ability to work quickly and efficiently on deadline

-- Experience with online publishing, social media and video

-- Experience working with other journalists on team projects.

The Review-Journal is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace. A drug screening is mandatory.

Send a resume and a few clips to Peter Johnson, assistant managing editor/news and business,

Las Vegas Review-Journal, pjohnson@reviewjournal.com.


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