Managing Editor

Monterey County Weekly, Monterey, California

Date PostedFebruary 13, 2018
IndustryNewspapers / Wires
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryNot Specified

Managing Editor

Monterey County Weekly is looking for a passionate and innovative editorial leader to join its team.

Reporting to the editor, responsibilities include:


  • Manage editorial department workflow and deadlines;

  • Think big and shape arts and culture coverage, while also focusing on details and accuracy;

  • Edit our coverage of arts and culture, music and food;

  • Lead the department on special sections and magazines;

  • Work with editorial colleagues to produce significant stories and breaking news features, enterprise stories and alternative forms of storytelling;

  • Contribute long-form cover pieces, news, features and arts and culture stories for print and for our website.


The ideal candidate will have at least four years of professional reporting and editing experience as well as college media and/or internship experience; a degree in journalism, new media or a similar field (graduate degree a plus).

Monterey County Weekly, now in its 30th year, is the largest-circulation newspaper in a vibrant mid-sized market on California’s Central Coast. While publishing technology has changed radically over that span, the company continues today to be feisty, successful, local and independent—as it has been since day one. Good journalism continues to be good for business.

The paper’s coverage is almost 100-percent local, yet we have a broad worldview as well. The paper is situated in one of the great regions of the country where culture and history are alive and well. There are plenty of stories here that deserve to be told well.

Monterey County Weekly offers a competitive salary and benefits package, including a 401(k) match and profit sharing. Our workplace is casual but conscientious, producing serious news and serious fun. Email cover letter, resume and clips to No phone calls.


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