City:  Norman
Newspaper:  The Norman Transcript
Salary:  $55k+, negotiable
Job Description:  The Norman Transcript seeks an experienced editor versed in print and digital journalism for our top newsroom position in one of Oklahoma’s newsiest communities.
The editor is responsible for news and opinion content for our seven-day, 8,000-circulation newspaper, digital platforms, bi-monthly magazine and other niche publications.
Applicants need a collaborative newsroom management style, a passion for local news, strong editing and writing skills, and the ability to drive significant enterprise journalism. We also require proven ability to communicate clearly up, down and across; organize time and plan efficiently; set high standards, and motivate the staff to produce journalism readers want, need and value.
The editor directs a staff of 12 journalists and is a key member of the paper’s senior management team, with a strong voice in strategic initiatives to engage audience and drive results.
Norman is 20 miles south of Oklahoma City and the home of the University of Oklahoma. It features an excellent public school system, the National Weather Center, a vibrant economy and many recreational and cultural activities.
The Norman Transcript is a member of the CNHI newspaper group, a leading U.S. publisher of local news and information. We are an equal opportunity employer and offer competitive salary and benefits.
Contact: Applicants should apply online to publisher Mark Millsap at mark@normantranscript.com. Include a detailed resume, and a cover letter on why you are qualified for the top editor’s position. A few PDF pages representative of your current work can also be submitted.