News Editor

Columbus Telegram, Columbus, Nebraska

Date Posted December 31, 2019
Industry Newspapers / Wires
Specialty Local News
Required Education Associate's Degree
Job Status Full-time
Salary Not Specified


The Columbus Telegram is seeking a News Editor to help oversee the production and daily operations of our regional newsroom. The successful candidate will demonstrate excellent judgment and organizations skills. We want someone with a strong sense of urgency, as well as depth, fairness. They must also have the ability to coach, mentor and develop a talented staff to create consistently compelling story-telling and eye-popping photography for our daily (Columbus Telegram) and two weekly (David City Banner Press and Schuyler Sun) publications.

Candidates should display a history of aggressive reporting, a knack for storytelling and a passion for local community journalism. Experience with digital-first reporting using online platforms to break news, promote your work with social media platforms and telling stories in alternative forms is essential. Previous daily newspaper experience is required. A proven track record of excellent public policy and political coverage is preferred.

Responsibilities will include:


As part of Lee Enterprises, The Columbus Telegram offers competitive compensation and a full benefits package along with growth opportunities for employees.

If interested, apply online at  Search for this position by searching jobs in Columbus, NE. Please include a cover letter, resume and 2-3 work samples.

We are a drug-free workplace and all applicants considered for employment must pass a post-offer drug screen and background/mvr check prior to commencing employment. EOE

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