News Editor

Website NEheadlines The News-Enterprise (Paxton Media Group)

The News-Enterprise is seeking qualified applicants for the position of News Editor, a leadership role in the daily newspaper’s newsroom.

Working with the news team and reporting directly to our editor, the news editor is responsible for news gathering, reporting and editing the daily news report, online content and preparing the story budget and coverage plans, including special section projects.

The position offers competitive compensation to the right candidate, including an attractive benefits package including optional medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) and paid time off.

Qualities sought for the successful candidate include:

An experienced journalist with three to five years reporting and editing background and basic photography skills.

Proven record of sound judgment in newsroom content and coverage decision-making. Demonstrated high ethical conduct and standards.

Ability to work independently with minimal supervision while effectively coordinating multiple news coverage projects and assignments on deadline and on budget.

Excellent writing and editing skills plus familiarized with using computerized newspaper content management system.

Maintain a publicly accessible posture for readers and other community members on news matters.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The newspaper office is in Elizabethtown, 40 miles south of Louisville off I-65 and on both the Blue Grass and Western Kentucky parkways. The coverage area include both the 10th and 17th largest cities in Kentucky plus Fort Knox and Hodgenville, the birthplace of Abraham Lincoln.

Applicants may apply by email with resume and work samples or links to Gina Clear, editor, gclear@thenewsenterprise.com or Ben Sheroan, publisher, bsheroan@thenewsenterprise.com.

To apply for this job email your details to bsheroan@thenewsenterprise.com


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