Community editor Forest Lake

Community editor Forest Lake

Great opportunity at a metro-area newspaper. This full-time position at the Forest Lake Times, which covers Forest Lake and the immediate area, involves coverage of business, breaking news, in-depth feature stories, local government, education, photography and layout. We are looking for someone who understands community journalism and is eager to share interesting stories.
Successful candidates must be flexible, have strong written and verbal communication skills, and is capable in photography. Use of the internet and social media is required. Prior reporting and editing experience is preferred, as is a bachelor’s degree in journalism or a related field. Must be able to multi-task. Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, InDesign and Photoshop is helpful.

Benefits include medical, dental and vision options. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin,
disability or veteran status. For immediate consideration, please send your resume, cover letter, and 3-4 examples of your writing to Keith Anderson at keith.anderson@apgecm.com.