Digital Content Editor

Daily Journal, Kankakee, IL, Kankakee, Illinois

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Date Posted November 13, 2019
Industry Newspapers / Wires
Specialty Not Specified
Job Status Full-time
Salary Negotiable


Daily Journal seeks Digital Content Editor

The Daily Journal in Kankakee, Ill., is looking for a Digital Content Editor to take its website and digital reporting efforts to the next level.

This position will work closely with all positions in the newsroom, including editors, reporters, sports writers and photographers. We’re not looking for someone to just move our content from print to web. We need an idea person. Someone who has a passion for digital storytelling. Someone who can work with the newsroom to lead digital content creation efforts as well as the know-how to create it themselves.

The ideal candidate is a digitally savvy journalist with a passion for local news who can react quickly and effectively to develop stories and curate the conversations they create.

Required skills: Good news judgement, proficiency with content management systems, some newsroom experience, strong social media skills.

Skills that will move you to the top of the stack: Strong grasp of AP Style, video production experience, significant newsroom experience.

Kankakee, Ill., is located an hour south of Chicago and covers the Kankakee Valley area. We are a family-owned newspaper and offer a full benefit package.

To apply, send your resume and a cover letter to Misty Knisely, managing editor, by email at with the subject line “Digital Content Editor position.”


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