Date Posted May 25, 2023
Industry Newspapers / Wires
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Status Full-time


The Manhattan Mercury is looking for someone to coordinate news coverage and guide reporters for our publication. We're seeking someone with strong news sense and excellent writing skills to lead a smart, young team of journalists. Bachelor's degree and reporting experience preferred. Design experience a bonus. This position oversees a team of writers and one photographer. 

Manhattan is a vibrant college town in the scenic Flint Hills of Kansas. It's home to Kansas State University and down the road from Fort Riley. Nearby, Tuttle Creek Lake and Konza Prairie wildlife preserve provide lots of opportunities for outdoor recreation. The Mercury has been family-owned for more than a century. It offers a salary and benefits package that includes medical, vision, dental, paid vacation and retirement plan.

To apply, please send a cover letter, résumé and three to five writing clips to Megan Moser at

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