News Editor

City:  Ardmore, OK
Newspaper:  The Ardmoreite
Salary:  $30,000 to $35,000
Job Description:  The Ardmoreite, a multi-media award-winning information company and 5-day newspaper in beautiful southern Oklahoma, is seeking a dynamic news editor to join our team.
The news editor is the number 2 position in the newsroom and is responsible for reporting on all aspects of our local communities including hard news, features, enterprise stories and investigative pieces, but will focus primarily on education. In addition, the position will require some copy editing, editorial writing 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 two 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 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 robby.short@ardmoreite.com and kim.benedict@ardmoreite.com with ‘news editor’ in the subject line. EOE