Newton, IA

The Newton Daily News is seeking a passionate and experienced journalist to lead its award-winning staff and newspaper. 

The editor will oversee the production of the five-day daily newspaper as well as three weekly publications.  All products are community newspapers with a strong focus on local news and sports in Jasper County, Iowa.

Responsibilities include generating story ideas, coaching reporters, copyediting, pagination, overseeing the website and social media, producing special sections, writing news stories and editorials, and strong community involvement.

Must be disciplined with meeting short and long-term deadlines, proficient in AP Style, InDesign and Photoshop.

The preferred candidate will have a bachelor's degree in journalism or related field and at least five years of experience in a leadership role. Must have a valid drivers license, dependable transportation and proof of insurance.

Enjoy the Rewards of Working Among the Best:

In return for your contributions to our success, Shaw Media offers a competitive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and 401(k) with company match.

Apply Today.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter explaining your journalism credentials and philosophy, along with a resume and work samples to:

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Or mail it to us at:
Newton Daily News - Editor
PO Box 967
Newton, IA 50208

Shaw Media is a Drug-Free Employer. Pre-employment background check and drug screen required. 
This posting may not include all duties of the position. 

Equal Opportunity Employer


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