Features Editor

The Jonesboro Sun, Jonesboro, Arkansas

Date PostedApril 12, 2019
IndustryNewspapers / Wires
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryNot Specified

Features editor

Are you passionate about feature writing? Put your skills to use in a fun and collaborative workplace.

The Jonesboro Sun is looking for a features editor to produce our weekly living section and community pages as well as write the occasional feature for the daily newspaper. Photography skills a must. This is a full-time position.

The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in journalism and at least two years of professional reporting experience. You should be able to demonstrate excellent time management skills as well as ability to write engaging, accurate stories on deadline. You must be able to shoot photos for your own stories.

Experience with Photoshop a plus.

You will use social media to share your work and engage our audience, work well on deadlines, and demonstrate an ability to manage a flexible work schedule that includes occasional evenings and weekends.

We offer a competitive compensation package, including paid holidays, vacation, health, vision and dental benefits and a 401k plan.

Jonesboro is a thriving city with a population of about 70,000 in Northeast Arkansas and is the home of Arkansas State University, which has a main campus enrollment of about 13,000. Jonesboro is about 1 hour northwest of Memphis.

Please email cover letter, resume, employment references and five samples of published work, including photos, to Chris Wessel, editor, cwessel@jonesborosun.com. Put “Features Editor” in the subject line.

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