The State Journal-Register currently has an opening for an Executive News Editor. This is the top news/editorial leadership position overseeing the daily news and newsroom operations. Responsibilities: organization, selection, and presentation of news, including online and digital; sets annual goals for newsroom operations and directing of staff. The person in this role will implement and assist in visually enhance the newspaper’s print editions, sj-r.com and a variety of niche publications and websites. This position reports directly to the publisher and is a partner /member of the operating committee for the newspaper.
The ideal applicant should have prior media/newspaper experience, a four-year degree in journalism or a related discipline and at least five years’ experience at a daily newspaper. We’re looking for someone who has multimedia skills and an ability to prioritize and work on deadline is important. Leadership skills and ability is a must.
Submit cover letter and resume with references. To apply, send credential to Inez Harris, Human Resources Manager, The State Journal-Register, One Copley Plaza, Springfield, IL, 62701. You may also email/fax to email@example.com, or (217) 788-1553.