|Location:||PA - Bethlehem|
|Job Category:||News Room / Editorial|
Lehigh Valley Business and Central Penn Business Journal are looking for a Managing Editor to oversee the talented reporting teams in both markets. The ME is a newsroom leader, coach and traffic cop, ensuring that each team tells compelling stories on all story platforms.
This position involves traveling between both the Harrisburg and Lehigh Valley markets. It will be based out of the Lehigh Valley office.
The ideal candidate carries a passion for digital and multimedia excellence, has at least three years of managerial experience at a highly productive newsroom and five years of reporting experience.
Solid editing, reporting and writing skills are a must, as well as having a command of AP style. The right candidate will never be tied to a desk. He or she understands how to pivot when needed, motivate team members and inspire others in the newsroom. We are a digital-first environment. Management of breaking news throughout the day carries the same importance as developing solid B2B stories for our highly respected weekly print products.
The preferred candidate will have had business journalism experience and knowledge of the business-to-business market. As a newsroom leader you will represent our companies at most industry events and other networking opportunities. Good communication and collaboration within internal and external markets are key.
We need an innovator, someone who embraces and manages growth and change. The Managing Editor knows that his or her chief responsibility is to serve the reader.
We cover everything from economic development to health care, real estate to politics, professional services to manufacturing, and everything else that makes the economy work. Good, solid journalism that has impact and influence.
Please provide a resume, cover letter and at least three professional references.
BridgeTower Media and all subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and value diversity in our workplace.