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Title

Regional Editor 

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Location The Duluth News Tribune  
City, State Duluth, Minnesota  
Close Date 10/28/2019  
Description

The Duluth News Tribune group is looking to hire a Regional Editor. The regional editor will be responsible for planning, coordinating and assisting local editors in directing newsroom activities at multiple properties.

  • Directs all activities of a department within the newsroom or the newsroom department.
  • Supervise employees within the department, establish schedules, interview, hire, train, conduct performance reviews and provide training.
  • Assist local editors in planning news coverage and making decisions about what will be printed or posted online.
  • Direct major news breaking stories.
  • Read and evaluate and organize material submitted for publication.
  • Responsible for content, copy editing and headline writing.
  • Responds to readers by telephone and/or e-mail.
  • Works with others to ensure timelines are met.
  • Meets with newsroom personnel to plan coverage and long range news coverage.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, mass communications or related field.
  • Newsroom and editing experience.
  • Five years of experience in a newsroom setting or equivalent combination.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of human resource/supervisory rules and policies.
  • Knowledge of AP style.
  • Knowledge of Freedom of Information and libel laws.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills to include computers.
  • Ability to be flexible and work under pressure and deadlines.
  • Ability to effectively present information to employees, management and/or groups.
  • Ability to promote teamwork and interdepartmental cooperation.
  • Ability to motivate others.Must possess a valid driver’s license and a driving record that is insurable by the company.
  • Must carry an acceptable level of vehicle insurance as required by the Company.

To be considered for this position please upload resume and cover letter when applying.

 
About the Organization At Forum Communications Company, our legacy is deeply rooted in harnessing the power of communication to connect and inform people in the communities we serve. Since 1917, everything we do is driven by creating and sharing information, ideas and insights.


Today, we're a leading media and technology company that's home to a family of people whose passion and purpose is fueled by collaboration and innovation We believe in supporting each other, working hard towards common goals and having fun.


Come for the perks:

Excellent employee culture, competitive pay, comprehensive benefits package, generous paid time off, paid holidays and paid time off for birthday, 401(k), company-paid volunteer time, health and wellness initiatives, paid parental and pregnancy disability leave for qualifying employees.


Stay for the people:

Family-owned and operated since 1917, development and growth opportunities, inclusive, creative culture, safe working environment, employees of all ages and backgrounds, positive collaboration.

 
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

This position is currently not accepting applications.

To search for an open position, please go to http://ForumCommunications.appone.com



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