Managing Editor

City: Ardmore, OK
Newspaper: The Ardmoreite
Salary Range:
Job Description: In the quickly-changing world of multi-media, the ideal candidate for the managing editor’s position at The Ardmoreite, an 8,500 circulation six-day daily with monthly website page views of 600,000, in Ardmore, Oklahoma, will have skills to lead a newsroom staff of 7-10 and manage both print and digital platforms.
We are an information company that needs a newsroom manager who can lead the transition from in-house page design, utilizing In Design and Photoshop, to a centralized news desk environment.
This position is hands-on and requires some evening hours, manages the day-to-day operation of the newsroom - including page layout through the transition. The job requires focus, attention to detail, quality writing and editing skills, ability to communicate with the public and innovation in information content and delivery.
A degree in journalism or related field is required, plus a minimum three years of newsroom management experience. Our priorities are a passion for news and community, detailed planning skills and excitement about the multiple platforms for reaching audience.
The Ardmore area is located on I35, equi-distance between Oklahoma City and Dallas, and also is in close proximity to Lake Murray and Lake Texoma. Local residents enjoy quality education and health care as well as many cultural and recreational opportunities.
Please submit resume, letter of application,references, story clips and page design examples.
Contact: Kim Benedict, Publisher, The Ardmoreite, PO Box 1328, Ardmore, OK 73401. Email with managing editor in the subject line.