Managing editor

Gallup Independent, Gallup, New Mexico

Date Posted September 09, 2019
Industry Newspapers / Wires
Specialty Not Specified
Job Status Full-time
Salary Negotiable
Website http://www.gallupindependent.com

Description:

Managing editor for afternoon daily

Our longtime managing editor is retiring and the Gallup Independent, a family-owned, 11,000 five-day afternoon daily newspaper is seeking a replacement.

We are looking for a proven leader and mentor to direct a staff of 14 talented journalists. The perfect candidate will be a writing coach and motivator, skilled in AP style, understand newspaper design and be familiar with modern investigative techniques. The managing editor acts as advisor and right-hand man to the publisher and mentor to the news staff. 

Gallup, New Mexico, is a community of 22,000 in the heart of Indian Country with a large majority of our readers being Native American. Our newspaper reflects that cultural diversity through its coverage of the Navajo Nation, Pueblo of Zuni and Hispanic community in our area. The perfect candidate will embrace cultural diversity and demand it in the newsroom.

Salary commensurate with experience.  Send resumes with cover letter stating why you are the perfect candidate for this job to:

Gallup Independent
Managing editor 
barryheifner@yahoo.com
 

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