The Kingsville Record and Bishop News, a semiweekly newspaper in South Texas, is looking for a managing editor who can lead the staff in producing a high-quality, compelling local news product.
The managing editor, who reports to the publisher, supervises the sports editor and a reporter. He or she also works closely with the lead designer and videographer.
Approximately two-thirds of the managing editor’s time will be spent on reporting, writing and photography, with the other third coordinating all content for the print and online editions of the newspaper. This position also is responsible for updating the online edition, designing pages and assisting the publisher with day-to-day operations.
Qualifications include: an associate’s degree in journalism or related field, or three years’ experience in newspaper reporting; good grammar skills; experience with photography; proficiency in Adobe InDesign and Photoshop; strong organization skills; and ability to write on deadline. The successful candidate also must have a vehicle, valid driver’s license and good driving record.
The managing editor’s position requires some night and weekend work.
The newspaper offers an exceptional benefits package: heath insurance, including medical, dental and vision; life insurance; 401(k); flexible health spending account; vacation; holidays; and tuition reimbursement.
Kingsville, the county seat of Kleberg County, has a population of 26,000. It is home to Texas A&M-Kingsville and the Kingsville Naval Air Station. The city is located southwest of Corpus Christi.
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