Weeklies Editor

Newton, IA

The Newton Daily News is seeking a versatile community journalist to lead its three award-winning weekly newspapers.

This position will be responsible for overseeing production, all editorial content, and supervision of two reporters.  The position reports directly to the Newton Daily News editor.

The Weeklies Editor will be the face of the Newton Daily News in Jasper County's smaller communities, so the ability to network with community leaders and develop trusted sources is key.  This is a hands-on position which will require the editor to contribute stories and photography both in print and online.

The preferred candidate will have a bachelor's degree in journalism or related field, previous editor experience or at least 3 years of deadline-driven reporting experience in a daily newsroom.

This position is ideal for a seasoned reporter wanting to move into an editor's role.  Must be disciplined with meeting short and long-term deadlines, proficient in AP Style, Adobe InDesign, and Photoshop.

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 clips or link to online portfolio.

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Newton Daily News - Weeklies 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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