Assistant Editor

Village Media

Broomfield, Colorado

Date Posted September 20, 2022
Industry Digital Media
Specialty General Assignment
Job Status Full-time
Salary Not Specified
Website http://www.villagemedia.ca

Description:

The Broomfield Leader, a digital newsroom located in Broomfield, Colorado, is looking for an enthusiastic, versatile Assistant Editor who is able to keep up with the daily demands of a fast-paced breaking newsroom. 

As an Assistant Editor you will be responsible for monitoring breaking local, regional and national news, writing headlines, creating posts, administering polls, as well as conducting interviews and writing local articles.

The Broomfield Leader offers remote work which requires all staff to be diligent communicators as stories develop. The typical workweek is Monday through Friday, however, all team members are expected to work weekends on a rotating schedule.

The ideal candidate for this position is someone who has excellent news judgment and thrives in a fast-paced environment:

  • A degree or diploma in journalism, or a related field;

  • At least 2-3 years of experience as a skilled copy editor in a newsroom;

  • A thorough knowledge of AP style;

  • Superior language, writing and editing skills;

  • Some photo editing and associated editing software experience;

  • Excellent critical thinking and problem-solving skills;

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, with shifting priorities, changing deadlines, and under pressure;

  • Lives in or near the Longmont or Broomfield, Colorado communities.

Must-haves:

  • Must have reliable transportation. 

  • Must have valid driver’s license and vehicle insurance required (at least minimum insurance required for the state in which the employee works).

Salary

The salary range for this position is $52,000 to $55,000.

Benefits

Village Media Colorado provides paid sick days, paid holidays and an optional group benefits plan which includes company-paid insurances in addition to voluntary coverages.

If this sounds like the perfect position for you, we would love to hear from you! To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume, along with relevant samples of your work to hr@villagemedia.ca

About Village Media

Village Media is where local news lives—and thrives. An ever-expanding network of community journalism websites, we cover the stories that matter most: the ones right in our backyards. A champion of hyperlocal news and information, Village Media publishes its articles on an innovative and scalable content management system (CMS) developed in-house. Born digital, our leading-edge company is a pioneer in its industry, continuously expanding its reach and changing the landscape of online news.

Village Media is committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion among our staff, volunteers, programs, and partners. We encourage applicants of diverse abilities, backgrounds, and life experiences to apply. If you require accommodations during the selection process, please contact hr@villagemedia.ca.

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