Managing Editor

City: Huntsville, TX
Newspaper: The Huntsville Item
Salary Range: $45,000 - $50,000
Job Description & Requirements: We're continuing our job search! The Huntsville Item, a 5,000-circulation daily, is seeking an editor to take us to the next level. This is the top position in our seven-person newsroom, with responsibility over our print edition, special sections and Web site. We need someone who can wear a lot of different hats – page designer, editorial writer, copy editor, project planner, writing coach and occasional reporter – all while maintaining high editorial standards and inspiring and directing our team of young, talented journalists. Leadership and management skills are important. Planning and execution are critical, as is an understanding of the importance of local news content in a community newspaper. Our new editor also needs to have the skills to give our readers a great Web experience, preferably including audio and video content. We offer competitive pay, a good benefits package and a wonderful place to live. Huntsville is home to Sam Houston State University, located 3 1/2 hours southeast of Dallas (I-45) and 55 minutes north of Houston, TX on I-45.
Contact: E-mail resumes and work samples to dgarrison@itemonline.com or mail them to Dennis Garrison, The Huntsville Item, 1409 10th St., P.O. Box 539, Huntsville, TX 77340.