Editor & Publisher

City: Center, Texas
Newspaper: Light and Champion
Job Description: The Center Light and Champion, an award-winning semi-weekly newspaper in the piney woods of East Texas, is seeking a dynamic professional to take the helm as editor and publisher. The successful candidate will be knowledgeable in all aspects of community newspapers. As editor, they will serve as newsroom manager and will actively gather some news, write, and take photographs; guide advertising programs to develop strategy and drive sales plus call on some accounts; assist in layout and design; manage business matters, interpret financial reports, be strongly goal oriented, and able to motivate staff members. The successful candidate will be an integral part of the community, active in chamber of commerce, civic clubs, etc. Enthusiasm, great attitude, leadership, problem-solving skills, teamwork and people skills are a must. Compensation based on experience and ability. Bonus opportunities are available for the right candidate. Insurance, vacation and other benefits also available. Join a group of community newspapers providing support and training in a family atmosphere. If you have a solid track record and strong industry references, we want to talk to you ASAP.
Contact: Send resume, references and salary requirements to leon@granitepub.com.