Associate Editor

The Mountain Press, Sevierville, Tennessee

Date Posted August 07, 2019
Industry Newspapers / Wires
Specialty Not Specified
Job Status Full-time
Salary $30,000 to $33,000


The Mountain Press, in Sevierville, Tennessee, seeks an experienced, energetic associate editor to provide leadership in its five-person newsroom. 

The position could provide an excellent opportunity for an experienced reporter seeking to move into a leadership role at a newspaper in an area that provides the conveniences of a big city while maintaining a small-town atmosphere.

Required skills include a strong working knowledge of AP style with an emphasis on copyediting, as well as excellent organizational skills for performing daily duties on tight deadlines. Occasional feature stories are also a requirement of the position. General computer skills are a must. 

A bachelor’s degree in journalism, or equivalent experience, is preferred.

The Mountain Press prints five days per week, Tuesday through Saturday, and maintains, covering the cities of Sevierville, Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg, as well as the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

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