|Date Posted||December 31, 2019|
|Industry||Newspapers / Wires|
|Required Education||Associate's Degree|
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.
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