Managing Editor

City: McAlester, Oklahoma
Newspaper: McAlester News-Capital - CNHI
Salary: Negotiable
Job Description & Requirements: The McAlester News-Capital located in the beautiful, rolling hills of southeastern Oklahoma is looking for a Managing Editor. Hosting a circulation of just over 8,000, the News-Capital enjoys geography perfect for anyone who loves the outdoors. Just moments away, water lovers can enjoy over 600 miles of shoreline at Lake Eufaula. Fishing, water sports and beautiful, relaxing sunsets are just a few of the natural luxuries we enjoy. McAlester and neighboring Krebs, Oklahoma is home to some of the finest, traditional Italian restaurants in the country.
We're seeking a leader of people, one who will set expectations and manage performance of the editorial staff, as well as a demonstrated ability to hire and train quality people. In addition, a strong journalism background is necessary, with the ability to design, implement, evaluate and measure performance involving both print and online products. Working knowledge of quark, Photoshop and NewsEdit Pro is a must. This person should be fearless, driven and willing to roll up their sleeves to provide news and information to our community. They must have a stable, proven work history in the newspaper publishing industry. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package.
Contact: If this sounds intriguing and has peaked your interest, please send resume, creative cover letter and writing samples to McAlester News-Capital, 500 South 2nd, McAlester, Oklahoma 74501 – Attn: Managing Editor Position. You can also email cover letter and resume’ to