Regional Editor

City: Ardmore
Newspaper: The Ardmoreite
Salary Range: $55-60,000
Job Description: The Ardmoreite multi-media company has an opening for a regional editor. This position manages the day to day operations of The Ardmoreite newsroom and supports newsroom management at The Shawnee News Star, a sister company 90 miles north of Ardmore.
The Ardmoreite and The News Star are both six-day-a-week newspapers in south and central Oklahoma with multi-media platforms. Ardmore wll be home base for the regional editor and sits equi-distance between Oklahoma City and Dallas. The News Star is in Shawnee, Okla., 40 miles east of Oklahoma City.
We are looking for a hands-on manager that can execute the same skills that need to be coached: quality community journalism, tight and compelling writing, excellent design skills and maximization of web and social media opportunities.
There may be an opportunity to move The Ardmoreite to a central design center in 2015 and our regional editor will be a key player in a smooth and successful transition.
If you’re committed to community journalism, are experienced in managing a news team in both print and digital platforms, and have a passion for being the number one news source in your readership area, this may be the job for you. Both information companies are located in vibrant, growing areas and need solid, experienced leadership to grow audience and circulation.
Contact: Please send letter of application, resume, clips and references to Kim Benedict, publisher, The Ardmoreite, PO Box 1328, Ardmore, OK, 73401 or email with regional editor in the subject line.