Assistant Metro Editor

The Advocate, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Date Posted August 21, 2019
Industry Newspapers / Wires
Specialty Not Specified
Job Status Full-time
Salary Negotiable


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Assistant Metro Editor – Baton Rouge

The Advocate, Louisiana’s largest newspaper, and a 2019 Pulitzer Prize winner, is looking for an Assistant Metro Editor to help lead its Baton Rouge newsroom. We’re looking for an experienced journalist who can coach reporters on daily and enterprise stories, manage breaking news in a competitive digital media market, and help develop in-depth packages that tackle important issues. The Assistant Metro Editor shares responsibility for about a dozen reporters covering local politics, crime, education, courts, and the environment in Baton Rouge and its surrounding parishes.

Compensation: base pay and benefits package (health, dental, life, disability, vision, 401k with company match, vacation, holidays and sick time).

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