Hiring Editor and Publisher

Emmerich Newspapers

Newton, Mississippi

Date Posted February 23, 2024
Industry Newspapers
Specialty Not Specified
Job Status Full-time


Hiring Editor and Publisher; Newton, Miss.

Are you hard working and smart? Do you love your community and are interested in local news? Do you want to have a huge impact on the success of your community? Can you write? Can you sell? Do you have a large skill set? Do you want to have a job that's never boring with new challenges every day? Do you want solid compensation with bonus potential? We know it's a long shot, but the Newton County Appeal is leaving no stone unturned to find a good publisher helping to lead their city and county into a new era. 

Emmerich Newspapers is looking for a dynamic editor and publisher for our small weekly newspapers and 24/7 website in Newton, Mississippi. We have invested heavily in our proprietary state-of-the-art local news and social media platform. We need a strong manager, and newshound to make it happen.

Ideal candidate knows the business from both sides of the fence, is able to drive revenue and profit, along with producing quality products – this is not a “desk job.” Staff size is four people. Solid editorial, computer, and advertising skills are major pluses. If you have the drive, but may be lacking a few tools in your skill set? We do train. Publisher is also expected to be an active and integral member of the community.

Medical, 401(k), & other benefits. Compensation range $50K - $60K. We are aggressive in compensation for the right person. Our bonus model allows high achievers excellent, additional compensation atop their substantial base salary. This is a great opportunity for a high-energy individual willing to work hard and earn good money. Send letter of interest, resume, and professional references to Dan W. Strack, COO, Emmerich Newspapers, at strack@emmerichnewspapers.com.

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