Demographics and Equity Team Editor

Anaheim, California

Date Posted May 10, 2022
Industry Newspapers / Wires
Specialty Not Specified
Job Status Not Specified
Salary Not Specified


Demographics and Equity Editor

Location flexible

The Southern California News Group is launching a demographics and equity team to better cover the region with in-depth reporting, research and reader engagement. The team will examine criminal justice, healthcare, poverty and education in underserved communities and religious freedom and discrimination.

SCNG is looking for an experienced journalist to lead this team on a full-time basis. The editor not only will coordinate the other team members and edit their stories in conjunction with a senior editor but also will write on occasion. The ideal candidate should be able to identify the stories news organizations too often overlook and have ideas of how to approach them. We’re looking for someone who both thrives with autonomy and enjoys the collaboration of a team.


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Work environment:

Hybrid work environment. Office access is available but most of the work is done remotely. The team lead will report directly to the senior editor who is based in Anaheim, so that could be the lead’s home office if that works well.


Physical demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear.


Other duties:

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.