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Presentation Editor 

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Location The Duluth News Tribune  
City, State Duluth, Minnesota  
Close Date 10/18/2019  
Description

SUMMARY: Direct the planning, reporting, writing and design of certain pages and sections by performing the following duties.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Takes the lead in coordinating presentation of coverage for daily and Sunday papers; as well as news projects. Collaborates with writers, editors, graphic artists and photographer to accomplish this goal.
  • Schedules staff resources and reviews staff performance.
  • Is an active member of the newsroom management team and participates in news and planning meetings.
  • Maintains or delegates maintenance of the newspaper’s copy and design stylebooks. Keeps them updated and trains staff on their changes.
  • Directs weekly departmental planning meeting
  • Keeps editor and managing editor up to date on successes and problems within the department
  • Makes recommendations for annual departmental budget and capital expenditures
  • Monitors and control assigned budget throughout the year.
  • Maintain regular and punctual attendance.
  • Other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university.
  • At least five years in page design/copy editing/graphic design experience required.
  • Experience supervising others in a newsroom setting.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITY:

  • Exhibits excellent communication skills and a willingness to collaborate on work across disciplines
  • Advanced computer skills that include Quark or InDesign and Word. PhotoShop and Illustrator helpful.
  • Ability to design compelling news layouts and provocative/dramatic feature layouts.
  • Knowledge of our design stylebook and the AP stylebook.
  • Ability to redesign a newspaper on deadline to respond to breaking news.
  • Strong copy editing skills (including the ability to write headlines, edit grammar, content and clarity).
  • Willing to experiment and be comfortable with changes.
  • Set expectations and evaluate performances.
 
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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