The Advocate, the largest news-gathering organization in Louisiana and a recent Pulitzer Prize winner, is looking for a Deputy Metro Editor to help lead its Baton Rouge newsroom.
We’re looking for an experienced journalist who can coach reporters on daily and enterprise stories, manage breaking news in a competitive digital media market, help develop in-depth packages that tackle important issues, and review metrics on story performance.
The Deputy Metro Editor shares responsibility for about a dozen reporters covering local politics, crime, education, courts and the environment in Baton Rouge and its surrounding parishes.
Availability to work nights, weekends and holidays is required, and particularly as news develops.
Education, Experience, and Knowledge Requirements:
- Preferred: Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism or related field.
- Preferred: 5 years’ experience in the newspaper industry and editing for newspaper.
- Thorough knowledge of English language, writing, grammar, spelling and style.
- Thorough knowledge of media production, communication and dissemination techniques and methods
The Advocate is an equal employment opportunity employer, committed to recruiting, developing, and promoting a diverse workforce while providing unique opportunities and career paths for our employees. We encourage applicants of all backgrounds and experience levels to apply.
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