Editor

City:  Claremore OK
Newspaper:  Claremore Progress
Salary:  $14 to $17 an hour
Job Description: The Claremore Progress seeks an energetic, multimedia-experienced editor for our top newsroom position.
The editor is responsible for overseeing a staff of three, with an emphasis on producing quality local news and editorial content for the five-day (Tuesday through Saturday) newspaper, seven-day website and related social media sites, and specialty publications, including a bi-monthly lifestyle magazine.
Applicants need proven leadership skills and versatile journalism competencies in reporting, writing, editing, photography, video, design and pagination. Also essential is the ability to motivate and coach the staff to create a steady flow of enterprise content that matters to readers and the community.
This is a hands-on position requiring initiative, imagination and keen news judgment. The editor is a key member of the senior management team and thus needs to be able to engage with the community, communicate clearly and make smart decisions.
Claremore is in the Tulsa metropolitan area. It is the seat of government for Rogers County as well as the site of Rogers State University. It is the home of Will Rogers and the site of several excellent museums.
Contact: Interested candidates should email their resume, journalistic work examples and a cover letter on why they believe they are qualified for the editor's position to Publisher Carolyn Ashford, publisher@claremoreprogress.com.