Editor
Summary
Title:Editor
ID:22699054
Location:MO - Columbia
Job Category:News Room / Editorial
Division:GateHouse Media
Description

The Columbia Daily Tribune is looking for an Editor.

 

This position directs coverage of and produces editorially compelling newspapers.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:    

 

  • Coordinates news and feature coverage with the editorial staff.
  • Manages editorial staff in accordance with company policy. Provides consistent feedback to editors.
  • Works consistently with editors to improve their performance.
  • Works with editors to maximize use of staff resources.
  • Initiates and directs special projects.
  • Communicates with other department heads to further editorial mission.
  • Finds and works with correspondents to supplement the editorial staff’s work.
  • Edits material to ensure clean copy.
  • Demonstrates news judgment and initiative to produce community-based stories beyond meeting and event coverage.
  • Works collaboratively with other staff members and departments to coordinate photographs and graphics with copy.
  • Consistently meets deadline requirements.
  • Consistently meets budget requirements.
  • Interacts with residents of the communities so as to encourage readership.
  • Conducts performance appraisals as scheduled.

 

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:   To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

  • Consistent ability to manage staff and necessary workflow.
  • Outstanding ability to react quickly to changing situations without direction.
  • Knowledge of ethical and appropriate coverage.
  • Outstanding computer skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of company’s editorial style and philosophy.
  • A complete command of the English language, including grammar skills.
  • A complete command of AP style.
  • Knowledge of local government processes.
  • Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university; or minimum of six years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

 

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