News Editor

Dixon, IL

Ogle County Newspapers in northwestern Illinois is looking for a full-time news editor with an eye for detail and a passion for community journalism. This person will work with the general manager to provide local content for its various publications and oversee the publications' production.

Ogle County Newspapers, part of Shaw Media, publishes weekly newspapers in Oregon, Polo, Forreston and Mount Morris.


About This Opportunity:

  • Write articles and take photos for weekly newspapers and special sections
  • Organize and plan the publications' production
  • Collaborate with other Shaw Media publications on area news coverage
  • Coordinate special sections
  • Work with correspondents and reporters to produce content

We are looking for somebody with previous experience in media industry.

Candidates also must have and maintain a valid driver's license, proof of insurance, reliable transportation and an acceptable motor vehicle record.


About Shaw Media:
Shaw Media publishes over 150 titles in Illinois and Iowa. Its holdings include websites, newspapers, magazines, Pro Football Weekly, a video production unit and a digital marketing services division. Founded in Dixon, Illinois, Shaw Media has been privately owned by the Shaw family since its inception in 1851.

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!

Please forward a cover letter explaining your journalism credentials and philosophy, along with your resume and writing samples to:


Or Mail to:

Shaw Media - News Editor OCN

P O Box 5020

Sterling, IL 61081


You may also apply online: /careers


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.




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