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The Dalton Daily Citizen seeks an editor

May 19, 2023

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

CNHI is searching for an editor to oversee its newsroom at The Dalton Daily Citizen in Dalton, Ga. The editor is responsible for news and opinion content for our print and digital platforms, magazine and other niche publications.


  • Applicants need a collaborative newsroom management style
  • A passion for local news
  • Strong editing, layout and design and writing skills
  • The ability to drive significant enterprise journalism
  • Requires proven ability to communicate clearly
  • Organize time and plan efficiently
  • Set high standards
  • Motivate the staff to produce journalism readers want, need and value.
  • Must also be proficient in Adobe InDesign.

The editor directs the newsroom and is a key member of the senior management teams with a strong voice in strategic initiatives to engage audience and drive results.

Dalton is located an hour from Atlanta in northwest Georgia near the Blue Ridge Mountains, just off Interstate 75 and 25 minutes from Chattanooga. The Dalton area is home to the largest carpet industries in the world, which gives it the title as the “Carpet Capital of the World.”

The Daily Citizen was established in 1847 and today is a four-day-a-week paper with a bimonthly and quarterly magazine. It is a CNHI newspaper. Based in Montgomery, Alabama, CNHI is a leading provider of local news and information, offering a wide array of print and digital products in more than 90 communities in 21 states. For more information about CNHI, please visit

Interested candidates should email their resume, a cover letter explaining why they believe they are qualified for the top editor’s position and samples of their work to: Natalie Linder,

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