Albuquerque Journal seeks a business editor

July 22, 2023

Posted by Chris Roush

The Albuquerque Journal is seeking a motivated Business Editor to lead a team of skilled journalists and usher its business coverage into a new era that serves readers across multiple platforms.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manages a team of writers and is responsible for curating fresh, relevant, and informative content.
  • Directs creation of new content and determines when and how to re-surface prior work during relevant news.
  • Helps the team craft and refine ideas, cultivate sources, report, and write articles on a daily basis.
  • Oversees social media, graphics, and a web production related to business coverage.
  • Brainstorms new stories, series, concepts, themes, and formats including but not limited to podcasts, digital and print media.
  • Hires writers and contributes to building up high-quality writer pool.

Qualifications / Skills:

  • Strong editorial background and proofreading skills
  • Experience adhering to editorial and technical style guides
  • Oral and written communication
  • Comfortable with frequent cross-functional and senior management contact
  • Personable and willing to be active in the local business community. This position will be expected to attend business events and get to know the major players within the Albuquerque business scene.

Preference will be given to candidates with prior experience covering business or leading a business-oriented media group.

Resumes should be sent to the Albuquerque Journal Executive Editor Patrick Ethridge at pethridge@abqjournal.com

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