The Claremore (Oklahoma) Daily Progress seeks an experienced, digital-savvy editor-general manager to lead its award-winning newsroom.
This is a hands-on position requiring initiative, imagination and sure-footed editorial and administrative judgment. The editor-general manager is responsible for all news and opinion content, as well as the newspaper’s design, layout and general operations.
The editor-general manager is a key member of the senior management team and thus must be able to communicate clearly, contribute to the overall success of the paper and make smart decisions.
Candidates should have at least five years of management experience, knowledge of all newspaper department operations, versatile journalism skills and the ability to inspire and coach the entire staff to produce quality work for print and online.
The Daily Progress is a five-day newspaper that features website and mobile breaking-news feeds every day of the week.
Claremore is a suburb of Tulsa in northeast Oklahoma. It is the Rogers County seat and site of Rogers State University. Claremore is also the longtime home of Will “Favorite Son” Rogers, the early 20th-century humorist, entertainer and journalist, whose life-size bronze statue depicts him reading The Daily Progress and sits on a park bench outside the newspaper’s front door. The community of 18,600 is known for its picturesque neighborhoods and bustling commercial district.
Interested candidates should email their detailed resume, a 500-word cover letter on why they believe they are qualified for this position and a representative sample of their journalistic expertise to Publisher Bailey Dabney at email@example.com.
The Claremore Daily Progress is a CNHI newspaper. Based in Montgomery, Alabama, CNHI is a leading publisher of local news and information. Its newspapers, websites and specialty publications serve communities in 23 states.