News editor

City:  Ardmore
Newspaper:  Ardmoreite
Job Description:  The Ardmoreite, a multi-media award-winning information company in beautiful southern Oklahoma, is seeking a dynamic news editor to join our team.
The news editor is responsible for reporting on all aspects of our local communities including hard news, features, enterprise stories and investigative pieces, primarily from the cops and crimes beat but including lifestyles, entertainment and breaking news. In addition, the position will require some copy editing and pagination work. AP style is a must.
The ideal candidate has a degree in journalism or related field, experience in InDesign and Photoshop and a minimum of three years of newsroom experience. Accuracy, time-management, organizational and people skills are also required to be successful in this position. This is a fast-paced environment that embraces quality journalism and offers a broad experience that includes digital and social media strategies.
The Ardmoreite newsroom is a talented, diverse group of journalists who create a progressive and creative atmosphere. We offer a competitive salary, 401k and health insurance opportunities as well as paid time off.
We are located in Ardmore, Oklahoma, which is on I35, equi-distance from Oklahoma City and Dallas. We cover five counties and our area offers great schools, medical care, recreational and cultural opportunities.
Contact:  Please send letter of interest, resume and writing and design clips to: Robby Short, Managing editor, c/o The Ardmoreite, 117 W. Broadway, Ardmore, OK, 73401 or email to and with ‘news editor’ in the subject line. EOE