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Community Editor

at GateHouse Media, Inc.

Posted: 2/23/2019
Job Reference #: 300101
Categories: Media/Publishing

Job Description

Title:Community Editor
Location:TX - Austin
Job Category:News Room / Editorial
Division:GateHouse Media
The Austin American-Statesman is hiring an editor for two of its award-winning weekly publications - the Westlake Picayune and the Lake Travis View. We're looking for someone with great editorial planning and management skills.

The editor would work with a community news reporter and freelance writers to produce general news and features, photos and video for the print publications and their websites. The ideal candidate would be deeply sourced in the community and juggle editing with reporting and writing. The right person for the job has an eye for detail, as they would be responsible for editing copy, writing and editing headlines for stories, and proofing pages. This position also includes the responsibility to cover breaking news events and take photographs and video. This job demands a digital-first approach to breaking, daily and enterprise news coverage, including ensuring stories have photographs and/or video to provide visual interest to the newspaper and its digital and social media sites. We're looking for someone who works well with others, who is an effective communicator and who would collaborate with American-Statesman newsroom staff and outside contacts to accomplish our journalism goals in a productive and constructive work environment.

Send resume and clips to Andy Alford,, with "Community Editor" in the subject line.