The Barnstable Patriot, a weekly newspaper with a strong community news tradition, seeks an editor to help grow print readers. The position will lead the newsroom, generate story ideas, cultivate sources, write news and feature topics, and manage staff. The editor is responsible to provide vision and leadership to continually improve the journalistic quality standards, operate within budget and oversee issues of fairness and objectivity. The Barnstable Patriot is pursuing excellence and innovation in print, online and multimedia.
We are looking for a self-motivated professional with solid journalism experience, refined news judgment, and the interest and drive to take this newspaper to new levels. Strong writing and reporting skills required. Interest in community affairs is essential. Some night meeting and weekend coverage required. Come work and play at a cutting-edge and growing newspaper in a beautiful corner of America.
- A bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, or related field
- 3-5 years experience writing or editing at a weekly or daily print publication
- Strong editing and headline-writing skills
- Knowledge of social media strategies
- Knowledge of editorial page design
Send a cover letter and resume with references, along with at least five work samples to HR@capecodonline.com.
Barnstable Patriot is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values the benefits of diversity in our workplace.