Help Wanted

Editor
The Woodford Sun

Job Title: Editor
Company: The Woodford Sun
Category: Editor/Managing Editor
Contact Person: Mimi Logsdon
Contacts Title: Human Resource Manager
Email: mimi_logsdon@woodfordsun.com
Address: 184 S. Main St.
City/State/Zip: Versailles, KY 40383
Phone: (859) 873-4131 Ext. 11
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Description:

The Woodford Sun, a weekly newspaper, is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Editor. Candidates must have a dynamic personality that is able to work with local leaders, business owners and the community. The Editor is a leader in the newsroom and will manage the reporters in addition to their own workload. We are looking for someone to be active in the community leadership and represent our newspaper in community endeavors. The applicant must be able to write stories, editorials and columns, edit copy and paginate the news. He/she must lead by example in covering any news story. The Woodford Sun can be found online at www.woodfordsun.com

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A degree in journalism or a similar field, with experience in the newspaper business
  • Solid writing skills, researching, editing and photography are musts
  • Excellent spelling, grammar, punctuation and accuracy are necessary
  • Strong electronic page design skills (InDesign, Photo Shop, Adobe and Publisher)
  • Creativeness and good news judgment along with organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to constructively manage and instruct others, especially in the area of meeting deadlines
  • Availability to sometimes cover events that will occur on weekends or evenings