Editor in Chief

City: Oklahoma City
Newspaper: Oklahoma Today magazine
Job Description: Oklahoma Today, a sixty-year-old regional magazine based in Oklahoma City and published bimonthly by the Oklahoma Tourism and Recreation Department, is seeking an editor-in-chief. This person will lead an editorial staff of four, a freelance art director, and a stable of freelance writers and photographers to craft the creative vision of a national award-winning and much-beloved publication.
The ideal candidate will have a degree in journalism, English, or a related field and at least eight years’ experience editing and writing for editorial print publications. He or she will be well-versed in the languages of style, journalistic ethics, design, and reader relations and have demonstrated aptitude in both long-term planning and daily attention to detail. Experience as an editorial supervisor is a plus, as are a love of and connections in Oklahoma. Candidates who are familiar with the Chicago Manual of Style and finer points of grammar and usage will be at an advantage.
Contact: To apply, send resume, cover letter, two writing samples, and two editing samples to colleen.mcintyre@travelok.com