Associate Editor

Journalistic, Inc., Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Date PostedMay 30, 2019
IndustryMagazines / Publishing
Job StatusFull-time
Salary$35,000 to $40,000

Job Description

Food News Media, a dynamic, award-winning publisher of QSR and FSR magazines, seeks a motivated Associate Editor. This position will report directly to and collaborate with the Editorial Director in our Chapel Hill, NC–based home office.


The Associate Editor is responsible for planning, managing, assigning, and editing stories each month, leading to a final product. He/She will also regularly write both print feature stories and online content, and work with the editorial team to construct broader content strategy for the publications.  


  • Ability to write fast, accurate news stories while meeting deadlines

  • Ability to craft feature stories

  • Able to work with and manage freelancers

  • Able to work both as part of a team and independently

  • Excellent writing and copy editing skills

  • Ability to develop story ideas as well as pursue sources and art assets

  • Serve as magazine ambassador for national industry events

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills


2+ years of reporting and writing stories is minimum requirement. Business and food journalism experience is a bonus.


Bachelor’s degree in a related field, preferably Journalism.

To apply, email a cover letter, resume, and links to 3-5 clips to This opportunity is full-time, in-house 8:15-5:15 M-F, with competitive salary DOE.

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