Editor - Wadena Pioneer

Editor – Wadena Pioneer

Are you looking for a career with an opportunity for growth in a rural Minnesota community?
The Wadena Pioneer Journal is seeking an Editor to join their team.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:
Direct & supervise newsroom staff to cover news and events.
Produce content of weekly newspaper, website & other special publications.
Write editorials, feature & hard news stories for print & online publications.
Take photographs for publication.
Ensure the content of our newspaper is grammatical, fair & meets the needs of our readers.                                                                                                                                                                                              Select, upload and share local content to the Company’s editorial sharing site.
Post stories & additional content to the Wadena Pioneer Journal’s website.
Proofread writing, reporting & complete pages for print.

QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:
College degree in mass communications/journalism preferred or equivalent combination of education & experience.
Ability to write clear & accurate headlines, news briefs, cut lines & web links & to edit such content using sufficient knowledge of spelling, grammar & other writing skills with appropriate presentation in newsroom & Associated Press style.
Ability to work well & communicate consistently with people & in a team environment.
Ability to work well under deadlines.
Possess strong reporting, writing, photography & page layout skills.
Must possess a valid driver’s license and have a driving record that is insurable by the Company.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: November 21, 2014

SEND COVER LETTER, RESUME AND SAMPLES TO:
Wadena Pioneer Journal
Attn: Cordell Schott
PO Box 31
Wadena MN 56482
cschott@wadenapj.com

The Wadena Pioneer Journal is a division of Forum Communications Company & offers an extensive benefit package.