Posted: 2/20/23
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The Highlander
Highlands, North Carolina

The Highlander, a weekly community newspaper located in beautiful Highlands, NC has an immediate opening for an editor. If you love waterfalls, hiking, cool summers, and a little snow in the winter, Highlands is the place for you. Minimum requirements: Located an hour west of Asheville, NC and two hours east of Atlanta, GA, Highlands is a vibrant market that attracts outdoor enthusiasts, while being a short drive to city life. Our next editor will:

• have a four-year degree from an accredited university with a concentration in journalism;

•be a hands-on leader with a minimum of four years full-time newspaper experience including reporting, editing, pagination, and photography;

• have demonstrated interest in local political and cultural affairs;

• have excellent writing and verbal skills;

• have experience editing reporters' copy and submitted materials for content and style;

• have proven interpersonal skills representing a newspaper or other organization at civic functions and public venues; and understands how to lead, motivate, and mentor a small news staff.

A small family-owned community newspaper The Highlander offers competitive pay, vacation, holidays, health insurance including dental and vision.

To Apply:

Submit letter of interest, resume, and clips to Ryan Hanchett, Publisher at

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