September 22, 2021


Morris, IL


Morris Herald-News seeks Editor/Reporter

The Editor/Reporter for the Morris Herald-News leads and reports coverage of and its twice-weekly print edition. the Editor/Reporter is responsible for all facets of this local news operation, including education, local government and police, and courts coverage. The Editor/Reporter will also need to be proficient at photography, videography, and social media.

The successful candidate will be a highly motivated self-starter with the ability to generate their own story ideas. The Herald-News is part of the Shaw Local Media News Network, one of the largest news organizations in northern Illinois, and offers an opportunity for growth within the company. The Morris Editor/Reporter also works closely with colleagues throughout the company.

About Shaw Media:

Shaw Media publishes over 150 titles in Illinois and Iowa. Its holdings include websites, newspapers, magazines 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 comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, and 401(k) with company match.

Apply Today!

Ours is a company with ambitious goals and an eye to the future. If you’d like to join us, please apply.

Submit a cover letter that explains your journalism credentials and philosophy, along with a résumé to:


Or mail to:

Shaw Media - Human Resources

Attn: Morris Herald-News

P.O. Box 250

Crystal Lake, IL 60039

Pre-employment drug screen, motor vehicle record check, and background check required.

Shaw Media is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.

This posting may not include all duties of the position.