Assistant Editor

Louisiana Business Inc., Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Date Posted October 03, 2019
Industry Magazines / Publishing
Specialty Business/Technology
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Status Full-time
Salary Negotiable
Website http://businessreport.com

Description:

Greater Baton Rouge Business Report—a winner of multiple national awards from the Alliance of Area Business Publishers for investigative reporting, feature writing and design—seeks an experienced assistant editor to guide its digital and print publications.

Business Report is the premier business publication for Louisiana’s Capital Region, which includes Baton Rouge and eight surrounding parishes. We are a digital-first newsroom, publishing morning and afternoon editions of Daily Report, an enewsletter packed with original local reporting. We also publish a print edition that, along with the businessreport.com website, provides insightful content on topics and issues that engage the region’s executives, entrepreneurs and professionals.

An ideal candidate should bring a solid background in writing, editing and planning. The assistant editor will help manage and engage full-time and freelance journalists as well as photographers. An ability to put photography, illustrations and multimedia presentations to interesting use, collaborating with graphic and digital designers in conceptualizing content presentation is necessary. A collaborative spirit and a passion for high standards are musts.

This is a full-time, permanent position. Salary is commensurate with experience.

Interested candidates should email a detailed resume, journalistic work samples and a cover letter expanding on interest in and qualifications for the position to Executive Editor JR Ball at jrball@businessreport.com, or to 9029 Jefferson Hwy., Ste. 300, Baton Rouge, LA 70809.

Louisiana Business Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity in our workplace.

When applying, mention you saw this opening listed at JournalismJobs.com.