Editor

The Highlander, Highlands, North Carolina

Date PostedDecember 07, 2018
IndustryNewspapers / Wires
Job StatusFull-time
Salary$45,000 to $50,000
Description:

The Highlander, a weekly community newspaper located in beautiful Highlands, NC  has an immediate opening for an editor. If you love waterfalls, hiking, cool summers, and a little snow in the winter, this is the place for you. Minimum requirements:  A four-year degree from an accredited university with a concentration in journalism; be a hands-on leader with a minimum of six years newspaper experience including reporting, editing, pagination, and photography; demonstrated interest in local political and cultural affairs; possess excellent writing and verbal skills; experience editing reporters' copy and submitted materials for content and style; proficient in designing and building pages with Adobe InDesign; experience managing an editorial page, writing stylistically interesting commentaries; proven interpersonal skills representing a newspaper or other organization at civic functions and public venues; understands how to lead, motivate, and mentor a small news staff. This is a great step up for a lead reporter. Submit letter of interest, resume, three professional references, and salary requirements to publisher@highlandsnews.com.  The Highlander is published by Community Newspapers Inc. 


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