The Mille Lacs Messenger, an independently owned, award-winning 4,300 circulation weekly on the shores of one of Minnesota’s finest fishing lakes is seeking an editor. Responsibilities include planning, coverage and assignment of coverage for news, sports, feature stories and photos for the weekly paper, websites and niche publications. In addition to reporting, photography, layout and editorial duties, the Messenger is looking for someone who can lead at a paper that isn’t afraid to tackle tough stories.
Qualified applicants should have a degree in journalism or related field. Newspaper experience preferred. Desktop publishing skills and experience with electronic pagination, digital photography, website and social media is also helpful.
Messenger employees enjoy competitive wages and benefits that include medical insurance, an employer-matched IRA plan and ample vacation time.
Love of outdoors helpful, but will train.
To apply, please e-mail cover letter, resume, and three writing samples in PDF or Word format to: Kevina@millelacsmessenger.com or mail to P.O. Box 26, Isle, MN, 56342.