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San Diego Business Journal seeks managing editor

August 12, 2014

Posted by Chris Roush

The San Diego Business Journal seeks a new managing editor.

The managing editor supervises our reporting team, serving as their coach, assigning editor and front-line editor. This person directs our daily news coverage and planning of our weekly print publication, which include big-picture stories, topical special reports, columns, news and feature stories.

The managing editor will actively pursue process improvements and creative ways to get the most of our limited newsroom resources. This position will contribute to the design and implementation of a better user experience for our digital customers.

Skills and background
• Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism or equivalent experience
• Strong story editor with a proven track record of developing reporters
• Experience required as an assigning editor and managing people in a fast-paced, competitive news and/or business news environment
• Must have outstanding people skills
• Experience in business news and with a business publication is preferred but not required

• Ensure adherence to ethical and quality standards and meet production deadlines
• Direct and coordinate story assignments from concept to publication, including visuals and data required for charts and graphics
• Supervise reporters
• Manage daily news report
• In absence of the Editor, manage the newsroom

Contact Nels Jensen, Editor, at or 858-277-6897

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