News Editor

Vacaville Reporter

Vacaville, California

Date Posted February 01, 2024
Industry Newspapers
Specialty Not Specified
Job Status Not Specified



The Vacaville Reporter is looking for a News Editor to lead a team of reporters covering breaking news in Vacaville and the surrounding Solano County communities, along with stories both in print and online that will engage our audience.   


What you will do:

  • Lead the charge by assigning and editing compelling stories, ensuring accuracy and adherence to journalistic standards.

  • Take charge of news budgets, optimizing resources for effective coverage.

  • Work collaboratively with our small team of journalists to foster a dynamic and supportive newsroom environment.

  • Dive into local reporting, contributing to the of stories in our community.


What you will bring:

  • Journalism experience, AP style knowledge and the ability to quickly compile accurate reporting on a variety of topics; spelling and grammar skills required

  • Experience working with various technologies for the position including PC laptops, digital cameras and recording equipment

  • Good people skills are necessary for conducting interviews with sources

  • Bachelor's degree preferred; experience in a professional journalism newsroom required



  • Some required within the geographic region

  • Most work is done remotely.  Driving to cover stories is occasionally required


Please note, only candidates residing in California will be considered


Who we are:


The Vacaville Reporter, a subsidiary of MediaNews Group,  is a newspaper in the town of Vacaville, California. It also covers surrounding Solano County, California, including Fairfield, California and Dixon, California.


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The annual salary range is $64,480. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, time in role, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, MediaNews Group offers a comprehensive benefits package, and a 401K plan (all benefits are based on eligibility).