Newsletter Editor / Staff Writer

Position Available at Monterey County Weekly
Posted November 6, 2020
Type of Position: Permanent Full-Time
Newsletter Editor / Staff Writer Monterey County Weekly is looking for a passionate and innovative editorial leader to join its team. Reporting to the editor, responsibilities include: Manage editorial elements, workflow, deadlines and metrics for Monterey County NOW, the Weekly's daily newsletter. Assign, edit and write breaking news and arts and culture stories online, with a focus on details and accuracy; Lead the department on special sections and magazines; Work with editorial colleagues to produce significant stories and breaking news features, enterprise stories and alternative forms of storytelling; Contribute long-form cover pieces, news, features and arts and culture stories for print and for our website. The ideal candidate will have at least four years of professional reporting and editing experience as well as college media and/or internship experience; a degree in journalism, digital media or a similar field (graduate degree a plus). Monterey County Weekly, now in its 32nd year, is the largest-circulation newspaper in a vibrant mid-sized market on California’s Central Coast. While publishing technology has changed radically over that span, the company continues today to be feisty, successful, local and independent—as it has been since day one. Good journalism continues to be good for business. The paper’s coverage is almost 100-percent local, yet we have a broad worldview as well. The paper is situated in one of the great regions of the country where culture and history are alive and well. There are plenty of stories here that deserve to be told well. Monterey County Weekly offers a competitive salary and benefits package, including a 401(k) match and profit sharing. Our workplace is casual but conscientious, producing serious news and serious fun. Email cover letter, resume and clips to No phone calls.
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