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Executive Editor, The Times Leader (Wilkes Barre)

Posted:Nov 13, 2017

Location:
Wilkes Barre, Pa.

Company:
The Times Leader Media Group

The Times Leader Media Group is seeking an executive editor. This position, located in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania will oversee the print and digital news operation for the 7-day Times Leader, the Sunday Dispatch, Abington Journal, Dallas Post, the Weekender and timesleader.com

Our next executive editor will lead a staff of 28 professional journalists in one of the few smaller daily competitive markets left in the country. The executive editor will have extensive digital experience in addition to traditional print and will be expected to focus on increasing our digital reach. The next person will also be able to develop metrics to gauge the effectiveness of the newsroom production both in print and digital content.

This role is crucial to the development of the entire news team and the executive editor will be a coach and mentor and will lead by example. This person will also be very community minded and prepared to be actively involved.

The next executive editor will be a key member of the executive management team and will share the excitement and enthusiasm generated daily by a group of professionals who strongly believe in continuing the tradition of being the dominant local news source in the markets we serve.

Qualified applicants will have a college degree in journalism, communications or a related field and multiple years in a leadership role. We offer a great working environment in the heart of northeast Pennsylvania, competitive salary, paid vacation, medical, dental and a 401K.

If interested, send a cover letter, resume, 3 business references and samples of your work to mmurray@timesleader.com. No phone calls.

 
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