News Editor, The News-Post, Frederick, Md.
- News editor at The News-Post in Frederick, Md.
Responsible for the daily production and on-time press starts, editing, and layout of news and feature pages for The News-Post. Manages the news desk personnel, copy editors, page designers and paginators. Ensures the content of The News-Post is complete, accurate and well-balanced. Extensive journalistic background and ability to use independent judgment in making decisions is required. Must have a working knowledge of Quark or InDesign and posting stories to the website. Must have at least five years of supervisory and editing experience. Must have excellent communications skills and able to work with a collaborative spirit.
The normal working hours will be Sunday Thursday, 2:30 pm 11:30 pm. However hours may vary to include days, evenings, weekends and holidays, ability to work a flexible schedule is required.
Bachelor's degree required, preferably in journalism; and five to ten years experience as assigning editor, city editor or copy editor. Must have proven ability of good news judgment and excellent writing skills normally acquired in a four-year college with courses in management, writing and journalism and English.