The Longview News-Journal is seeking an experienced City Editor to lead its team of multimedia reporters covering East Texas.
The ideal candidate has a digital-first approach, a desire to always beat the competition and understands how to prepare stories for various platforms. This post requires solid news judgment, excellent organizational and planning skills and a clear, direct communication style. Must be a solid line editor who is able to help reporters manage their priorities.
The city editor works closely with the digital editor to advance the News-Journal’s online and social media presence. He/she also owns relationships with news teams at two sister papers and the News-Journal’s news partners.
As part of the newsroom leadership team, the city editor reports to the managing editor and editor.
Applicants should have at least a bachelor’s degree in journalism, new media or equivalent work or internship experience and a minimum of three years of experience in a news management role.
To apply, please send your resume, cover letter, clips of published work demonstrating your ability to fulfill the requirements of the job and your salary requirements to email@example.com. Applicants must be able to successfully complete a background check and drug screen.