Executive Editor

National Catholic Reporter, Kansas City, Missouri

Date Posted January 10, 2020
Industry Newspapers / Wires, Digital Media
Specialty Not Specified
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Status Full-time
Salary Not Specified
Website http://www.ncronline.org


The National Catholic Reporter Seeks Executive Editor

The Executive Editor, reporting to the CEO/President, oversees the editorial process and content of NCR editorial products. As a key member of the leadership team, the Executive Editor works with the CEO/President, marketing staff and other colleagues to better position NCR to fulfill its editorial mission and develop new initiatives. 

The Executive Editor will be expected to:


The Executive Editor will be expected to have:



The National Catholic Reporter Publishing Company (NCR) is a non-profit, independent, lay-led news organization that reports on the Catholic Church and wider moral issues facing the human family. It publishes the National Catholic Reporter bi-monthly in print and daily at ncronline.org. It also publishes Global Sisters Report and EarthBeat online. These publications are committed to shaping a world that recognizes the sacredness and dignity of every human being, regardless of religious belief, gender, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation. Throughout our history, NCR has been a voice for the voiceless, disadvantaged and marginalized. It has held authority, secular or religious, accountable.


Mission: NCR connects Catholics to church, faith and the common good with independent news, analysis, and spiritual reflection.

Core Values: NCR’s core values are rooted in the Gospels and the Catholic church’s social teachings. NCR, then, is called to:


Interested parties should submit a cover letter explaining their interest and describing their qualifications.  Please include a resume with career history and names and contact information of at least five professional references.  Women and journalists of color are encouraged to apply. 

Position carries full benefits and salary commensurate with experience. All communications will be treated confidentially. All nominations, applications, and inquiries should be directed electronically to jobs@ncronline.org by Jan. 21, 2020. 

The National Catholic Reporter Publishing Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate in the hiring process on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, color, age, national origin/ethnicity or religion. 

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