Managing Editor

CITY: Stillwater, Oklahoma
SALARY: Negotiable-depending on experience
DESCRIPTION: Managing Editor. Stillwater NewsPress in north central Oklahoma has an opening for a strong newsroom leader and would like to hear from someone with the skills and experience to manage, paginate, write editorials, handle some reporting, use multimedia and the Web as a strong element in building our position as THE information source for all things Stillwater. We are a daily with print circulation just below 9,000 in a fast-growing Big 12 University community with the feel and energy of a metro but with the heart and compassion of a small town. We are looking for a hands on, well rounded managing editor to lead our 10-member news, photo and sports team and manage all aspects of our editorial department. We are seeking an energetic, competitive leader who will help our reporters engage our readers with local stories. The successful candidate should have strong editing skills and strong attention to detail. She or he must have the ability to motivate, teach and lead the newsroom staff to perform at its best. The ability to plan and manage a department budget and experence in pagination and design are musts. Stillwater NewsPress offers a competitive salary, a full benefits package including health insurance 401 (K) program and good working environment. As a member of our management team, our managing editor needs to communicate professionally with civic leaders as well as staff. This is an opportunity to become an integral part of an energetic community and to join a team leading our news company to a new standard for community journalism. We have education opportunities at all levels and Stillwater has been recongnized for its quality of life and we are growing. We are a short drive to Oklahoma City and Tulsa, and our community offers a wealth amenities.
CONTACT: Send resumes, references and samples to Stillwater NewsPress Publisher Pam Nelson at