Community Opinion Editor

The San Diego Union-Tribune

San Diego, California

Date Posted July 16, 2021
Industry Newspapers / Wires, Digital Media
Specialty Not Specified
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Status Full-time
Salary Negotiable
Website https://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/opinion

Description:

The San Diego Union-Tribune is seeking a passionate, digitally savvy and detail-oriented journalist to line edit essays and letters to the editor and share our opinion journalism on social media. The editor will foster community conversations with intellectual rigor and an open mind.

The ideal candidate is a news junkie who can deftly juggle multiple tasks and platforms for an innovative, collaborative team. You are curious and creative and have strong communication skills, knowledge of AP style and an ability to keep calm on deadline and to build audiences. You care about and can connect with diverse communities. Spanish language skills are a plus.

Our new teammate will also participate in daily editorial board meetings and election endorsements, helping shape our editorial subjects, stands and approaches. Editorial and other writing opportunities are possible, depending on your primary workload, writing ability and desire. U-T employees can work entirely from the office or use a hybrid model, working in the office and from home.

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