Date Posted January 31, 2024
Industry Newspapers, Magazines / Publishing
Specialty Editorial
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Status Full-time


Position: Managing Editor, The Coeur d'Alene Press

Location: Coeur d'Alene, Idaho

Company: Hagadone Media Group & Hagadone News Network, part of the Hagadone Corporation


The Coeur d'Alene Press, nestled in the scenic beauty of Northern Idaho and a flagship of the Hagadone Media Group & News Network, is seeking a dynamic Managing Editor. This role offers a chance to lead a dedicated team committed to journalistic excellence and community engagement. As a beacon of information in Coeur d'Alene, our editor will play a pivotal role in serving our readers with effective local reporting.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Editorial Leadership: Guide our newsroom staff in crafting and presenting a mix of news, sports, and feature stories that resonate with our local audience. Your vision will shape our newspaper and digital offerings, ensuring they are timely, accurate, and engaging.
  • Personal Involvement: Our managing editor personally oversees the Opinion and Editorial sections of the Coeur d'Alene Press. Working closely with our editorial board and division president, the editor will continue to craft our voice with responsibility and balance.
  • Team Management: Be at the forefront of hiring, developing, and motivating our newsroom team. We value an optimistic, detail-oriented, and adaptable leader who can respond to the evolving needs of our community.
  • Local Focus: Emphasize stories that matter to Coeur d'Alene, Kootenai County, and the surrounding areas, capturing the essence of life in North Idaho, from its stunning landscapes to its vibrant community events.
  • Digital & Print Expertise: Oversee our print and digital platforms, ensuring high journalistic standards and a compelling online presence.


  • Proven experience in a newsroom setting, with exceptional writing, editing, and leadership skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication abilities to engage with various stakeholders, including executive leadership, staff, readers, community leaders, and officials.
  • Strong organizational skills to plan and meet deadlines effectively.


Competitive salary commensurate with experience and talent. 

About The Coeur d'Alene Press:

  • As part of the Hagadone Corporation's Hagadone Media Group, The Coeur d'Alene Press represents a proud tradition dating from 1892 of news reporting in Idaho. Situated in one of the most picturesque regions of the Pacific Northwest, the CDA Press is more than just a newspaper; it's a vital part of the community fabric. Our team is dedicated to upholding the highest journalistic standards while embracing the local culture and spirit of Coeur d'Alene. Better yet, we believe content creation is a core competency and a protected investment.

Our Mission Statement:

"Our mission is to be the cornerstone of our communities, focusing on community journalism and providing accurate information. We are committed to safeguarding the Fourth Estate and First Amendment while collaborating with local businesses and civic partners to strengthen communities. We aim to create a supportive environment for our employees' growth, enabling them to positively impact, tackle new challenges, and embrace diverse perspectives. We are dedicated to achieving unparalleled excellence, sustainability, and progress, all in pursuit of delivering reliable community journalism and business solutions to our unique communities."

Our Commitment:

  • At Hagadone Corporation, we're dedicated to maintaining our quality journalism and community service legacy. We ensure our readers, whether engaging with print or digital content, are well-informed and connected. Our commitment to excellence and community-focused journalism positions us for continued success and growth.

If the role of managing editor for our flagship newspaper sounds like a fit for you, we want to talk to you! Opportunities like this one last only a short time.

Applicants, please send a cover letter and resume tosjones@cdapress.comwith cc

The Hagadone Media Group and the Coeur d'Alene Press are equal-opportunity employers. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.


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