|Date Posted||September 15, 2020|
|Industry||Newspapers / Wires|
|Required Education||Associate's Degree|
Hagadone Media/Washington dba Columbia Basin Herald, Moses Lake, Washington
Required Education Associate Degree
Job Status Full-time
We are based in Moses Lake, in the center of Washington, where the weather is sunny and dry and outdoor recreation is abundant. Our broadsheet is published five days a week. We also publish a weekly, a monthly and annual magazines. Our award-winning team is building readership and increasing audience engagement through social media and must-read local coverage.
Under direction of the managing editor, the community editor will help guide digital and print, carrying content through editing, web posting and page design. The successful applicant will be committed to accuracy and fairness and have a drive for creating engaging community journalism. Must be organized and able to juggle work on publications on different schedules. This responsible position requires a wide skill set, such as an experienced copy editor/designer or reporter/editor may have.
Bachelor's or associate degree in journalism or equivalent experience
Strong writing, editing and proofreading skills
Experience with website and social media posting
Page design proficiency using InDesign
Understanding of journalistic ethics and ability to make decisions based on sound news values
Proficiency with grammar and AP style
Time management skills
Reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license
Must be able to sit for extended periods of time. Must be able to read copy/content on a computer screen for extended periods of time. Must be able to operate a computer.
Duties may also include:
Handling breaking news
Engaging audience via social media to drive traffic to website/app
Send your cover letter, resume and work samples to email@example.com.
The Columbia Basin Herald is an equal opportunity employer.
We are a part of Hagadone, a family-owned company with news organizations also in northern Idaho and Montana.
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