Group Managing Editor

Position Available at North Bay Bohemian
Posted August 26, 2019
Type of Position: Permanent Full-Time
MetroNews, publisher of Metro Silicon Valley, North Bay Bohemian, Good Times Santa Cruz and Pacific Sun, seeks an experienced editor to manage weekly editorial production of multiple weekly newspapers. These award winning newspapers year after year take top honors in state journalism competitions for investigative public service journalism and arts & entertainment coverage. Candidate should be an experienced journalist who’s extremely well organized, has impeccable communication skills, understands alternative weeklies and is able to thrive in a dynamic, creative editorial environment. The managing editor will work with editors and design team to plan upcoming issues, maintain a schedule of stories and assignments, review inbound reader correspondence, coordinate cover artwork and manage the flow of freelance submissions and staff generated content into the production stream. They will ensure that deadlines are met, proper rights are secured and documented and quality is maintained. Managing editor will ensure that freelance writers submit proper information and forward payment instructions to accounting department. They will also copy edit and post material to web channels, and write heads and captions as needed. If you are excited about the opportunity to contribute to real journalism that’s making an impact in our communities, then please consider joining our team. Metro is a locally owned and operated independent media company based in downtown San Jose’s SoFA creative district, with offices in Marin County, Sonoma County and Santa Cruz. Please apply at our HR portal: id=66
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