Editor

Gadsden County News Corp., Quincy, Florida

Date Posted April 12, 2021
Industry Newspapers / Wires
Specialty Not Specified
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Status Full-time
Salary $25,000 to $30,000
Website http://www.GadsdenCountyTimes.com

Description:

The Gadsden County Times is a 120-year-old award-winning community newspaper in north central Florida. We’re looking for a well-rounded editor who can take The Times to the next level of excellence and who is ready to join our story in media res and run with the opportunity. 

Duties include:

• Reporting and photographing news, sports and feature stories

• Design and layout of The Gadsden County Times each week and occasional special sections using Adobe InDesign

• Managing the paper’s story budget, ensuring a solid mix of hard news, features, and profiles and supervising a stable of correspondents. 

• Coordinating with our other editors to ensure the broadest news coverage possible and minimize duplication of effort in reporting.

• Contributing news reports and features to our in-county news service, which serves The Gadsden County Times and two other papers we publish in Gadsden County. 

• Updating GadsdenCountyTimes.com and its social media

• Copy editing submitted reports, media releases and community columns. 

You must be a disciplined self-starter whose work demonstrates a commitment to professional journalism, a willingness to learn and the ability to teach others how to improve their reporting and the newspaper. 

We strive to achieve excellence and our papers have earned recognition as among the best by The Florida Press Association and other professional organizations. We strive to serve our readers by providing the best newspaper possible. Our focus is on Gadsden County, its government, schools and people. If you love community journalism, you’ll love working with us. 

Our offices are in Quincy, which is the Gadsden County seat. We are less than 20 minutes north of the state capital in Tallahassee, which is also home to two major universities: FSU and FAMU. We are less than an hour from the beach and four hours from Mickey Mouse. 

If this sounds like the job for you, send your resume, cover letter and clips to Publisher Mark Pettus at mark.pettus@prioritynews.net 

When applying, mention you saw this opening listed at JournalismJobs.com.