Associate Editor

Hanford Sentinel

Hanford, California

Date Posted November 21, 2022
Industry Newspapers / Wires
Specialty Not Specified
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Status Full-time
Salary Negotiable


Are you looking for an opportunity to advance your career? The Hanford Sentinel is looking for an associate editor with a commitment to local news and growing audience engagement on both print and digital platforms. The right candidate would be passionate about working with our editors to guide our newsroom in accurate, comprehensive breaking news coverage, daily general assignment and government reporting, and would work with our regional digital producer on video, audio, social media and audience development.

Are you ready?

The successful candidate will be skilled in editing, have strong news judgement, have a background in achieving audience growth through digital and print innovation, and a dedication to building and sustaining a dynamic newsroom environment. The associate editor responsibilities include some government and general assignment reporting. If you have the ability to handle multiple ongoing tasks and rapidly changing priorities, are self-motivated and highly organized, this may be the job for you!

Preference will be given to candidates with a bachelor's degree in journalism and 2-5 years of newsroom experience.

Why Hanford?

Hanford is located in the San Joaquin Valley at the foot of the Sierra Nevada mountains, and is a growing community with a diverse population that cares about its local newspaper. In addition to the Hanford Sentinel, parent company Santa Maria California News Media, Inc. publishes the weekly Selma Enterprise/Kingsburg Recorder, the daily Santa Maria Times, and the weekly Lompoc Record and Santa Ynez Valley News, 

The Hanford Sentinel offers medical, dental, vision, 401k and life insurance options as part of its compensation package.

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