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MANAGING EDITOR

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Are you passionate about journalism - and making an impact in your community? Join The Sentinel as Managing Editor, where you'll have the opportunity to help produce compelling, informative content for our readers. The Morning Sentinel is the center of gravity for a group of community newspapers across four counties. Our shared newsroom operates as a single entity, supporting community weeklies, anchored by a pair of dailies.

Responsibilities:

  1. Editorial Leadership: Lead the editorial team in planning, assigning, and producing content that engages and informs our audience.
  2. Newsroom Management: Manage day-to-day operations of the newsroom, including scheduling, content budgeting, and resource allocation.
  3. Collaboration: Work closely with other departments, including advertising, marketing, and audience development, to align content with organizational goals.
  4. Community Engagement: Foster relationships with readers, community leaders, and stakeholders to better understand local issues and perspectives.
  5. Lead by Example: Write engaging news and feature stories of local and regional interest.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in journalism, communications, or related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in journalism. Talented reporters ready to step into leadership encouraged to apply!
  • Strong editorial judgment and news sense, with a keen eye for storytelling and accuracy.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to lead and motivate a team.
  • Photography and page design chops are definite plusses!

Why Join Us:

  • Make a difference: Contribute to the vital role of journalism in informing and empowering our community.
  • Growth opportunities: Develop your skills and career in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.
  • Collaborative culture: Join a supportive team that values creativity, integrity, and innovation.

To Apply:

If you're ready to take the next step in your editorial career and be part of a dedicated team committed to quality journalism, submit your resume, cover letter, and up to 5 samples of your work to Group Manager Jeff Peyton at jpeyton@better-newspapers.com.

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