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The Press & Standard seeks a managing editor

February 20, 2023

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

The Press & Standard News, Walterboro, SC, is seeking its next editor to lead its newsroom. If you have experience developing and leading a community newsroom and strong leadership, organization, and team-building skills.

The ideal candidate will have an established record of innovation, results attainment, and news staff development.


Key Leadership Responsibilities:

  •  Leads planning and oversee the weekly content of the newspaper.
  •  Facilitates strong community connections through a relevant editorial voice and personal interaction;
  •  Upholds the highest standards of journalistic integrity and credibility;
  •  Serves as a knowledgeable resource concerning state and local news issues, investigative journalism, public service, government issues, and First Amendment issues;

Specific duties include:

  •  Overseeing, managing and leading a team of reporters, community contributors and freelancers
  •  Hiring, directing and evaluating all newsroom employees
  •  Developing full understanding of editorial procedure, goals and operations
  •  Developing full understanding of all production procedures for all papers
  •  Developing full understanding of all press and distribution functions
  •  Being a primary community contact for the paper through civic groups, social functions, etc.
  •  Working under the direction of the Publisher
  •  Participating in strategic planning processes
  •  Keeping newsroom operating within budget


Applicants should possess:

  •  Advanced journalism training
  •  Management experience
  •  Great people and communication skills
  •  Crisis management and problem-solving techniques
  •  Team development, organizational and planning skills
  •  Must be available some nights and weekends
  •  Bachelor¹s degree or equivalent experience is required
  •   experience in journalism is preferred

Salary: $35,000 to $40,000

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