The Herald seeks an experienced and creative leader with a background in print and online, for our top newsroom position of editor.
Applicants must have expertise and vision to grow readership and digital traffic, and the ability to motivate our news team to perform at the highest level of journalistic standards in print and online.
Applicants should have a solid background in newspaper management and versatile skills that include writing, editing and story planning. We expect our editor to be passionate about producing local content our readers want, need and value and digital presentation of news, including on social media sites.
The editor is responsible for news and editorial content for our seven-day print publication, which has a circulation of 13,500 daily and 14,400 on Sunday. In addition, the editor oversees The Allied News, our biweekly publication in Grove City, Pa, our growing website, mobile content and related social media sites.
Sharon is located within 90 minutes of both Pittsburgh, Pa. and Cleveland, Ohio. The area offers a range of recreational activities, excellent health care, a diversified economy and several institutions of higher learning including a commonwealth campus of Pennsylvania State University.
Interested candidates should send their resume, work samples of noteworthy journalism accomplishments, salary requirements and a cover letter explaining why they are qualified for the position to Sharon Sorg at firstname.lastname@example.org.