The Bakersfield Californian, Tehachapi, California

Date PostedAugust 16, 2017
IndustryNewspapers / Wires
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryNot Specified

The Bakersfield Californian's News Division has an opening for editor at the Tehachapi News. The editor will oversee, plan and edit the weekly Tehachapi News print edition and the daily TehachapiNews.com website. This editor will edit and supervise the work of other reporters. This person may also report, write and research stories as needed, particularly sports. The editor will continue our robust digital media presence in the community. This person will serve as the face of the editor to Tehachapi News readers. The editor will collaborate with print production staff in Bakersfield to meet all publication standards and deadlines. The editor will also work on special sections. 


Qualifications include:

• The ability to carry out all the duties and responsibilities described above, serving as both an editor and reporter as needed.

• A four-year degree in journalism, communication or a related field is required. A two-year-degree can be substituted only with a minimum of five years of experience post-college in the field of journalism.

• The ability to learn and effectively work in a content management system is required.

• Knowledge of best practices in journalism, Associated Press style and search engine optimization.

• Previous experience as an editor is preferred. For this position, college experience as an editor also will be considered.

• Must be well organized with excellent verbal and written communication skills. 

• Valid CA drivers license with acceptable DMV record, independent transportation and insurance required.



Interested individuals should submit a resume/application to:

The Bakersfield Californian

ATTN:  Human Resources-Tehachapi News Editor

PO Box 440

Bakersfield, CA  93302-0440

Fax 661-395-7484

Email: jobs@bakersfield.com


All applicants are subject to a pre-employment drug screen and a background investigation.


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