Date posted: 4/27/17
Position Description: The Sanford Herald, six-day daily in Central North Carolina seeks an Editor. This is a full-time position and reports directly to the publisher. Primary duties will include, but not limited to general oversight of the staff of reporters, making and delegating news assignments, weekly planning and daily news budget, editing local copy and holding reporter accountable to the standard of performance, writing columns and editorials, news reporting, and other duties as assigned. This is a “hands-on” position and will actively represent the newspaper at public venues. Will work with pagination hub to produce excellent publications while meeting or beating deadlines.
Minimum Requirements: Four-year degree with a concentration in journalism preferred. Minimum of five years’ full-time newspaper experience including reporting and photography. Must possess excellent writing and verbal skills and strong interpersonal skills. Must be proficient in AP style. Pagination skills are not a requirement.