Regional Managing Editor

El Dorado News-Times, El Dorado, Arkansas

Date Posted March 17, 2020
Industry Newspapers / Wires
Specialty Not Specified
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Status Full-time
Salary Not Specified
Website http://eldoradonews.com

Description:

The El Dorado News-Times is seeking a regional managing editor to oversee daily newspaper operations in El Dorado and at our weekly Camden and Magnolia newspapers. We are looking for an experienced editor who is comfortable managing both print and digital publications.

This hands-on position will guide our staff of reporters through the process of putting together a world class print and digital publication.  This includes writing and editing stories and designing pages for print and digital formats.

We are looking for a candidate to become a part of our community, build relationships, teach, mentor and lead our staff of reporters through the processes of producing quality community journalism.  The successful candidate will be able to coordinate editorial publications and meetings, plan and approve assignments, control schedules and enforce deadlines. 

Critical to our success is providing a positive work environment that fosters teamwork, accountability and respect for all internal and external customers.  A journalism degree or equivalent experience in a community newsroom is required.  Candidate must be able to work a flexible schedule.  This is a safety-sensitive position.

The News-Times, a drug-free workplace, is owned by WEHCO Media, Inc., a privately held company with a vibrant future. WEHCO owns the largest newspaper in Arkansas, the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, and several other newspapers in Arkansas, Missouri and Tennessee.

El Dorado is the headquarters for Fortune 500 company Murphy USA. Its downtown entertainment district, the Murphy Arts District, features a music hall, restaurant and amphitheater and a 70-bed boutique hotel, with an art gallery and renovated theater planned for downtown.

We offer health, dental vision and life insurance, paid vacation and holidays and a company matched 401(k) program.  The El Dorado News-Times is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national original, or disability.

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