The News Courier seeks a managing editor to lead its award-winning editorial team.

Our managing editor must have a thorough knowledge of reporting news for print and digital platforms. While leading the newsroom, this editor is also responsible for reporting, writing, editing, design and pagination. We expect a solid knowledge of journalism ethics, libel and privacy standards, as well as public records laws.  Above all, our managing editor must be passionate about creating the best multimedia outlet of interesting and authoritative news about Athens and Limestone County.

The News Courier is Athens’ “Local Information Source,” and our editor must embrace a newsroom that operates 24/7 with frequent website and social media updates.  Applicants should have experience working with other departments to maximize advertising and circulation sales opportunities.  Other key qualities include communication, time management, the ability to train and the willingness to become part of our community.

We offer a competitive benefits package that includes health and dental insurance, paid vacation, sick time and 401(k).  Send resume and work samples to General Manager Katherine Miller, 410 W. Green St., Athens, Ala. 35611; or email

The News Courier is a CNHI newspaper. Based in Montgomery, Ala., CNHI is a leading publisher of local news and information. Its newspapers, websites and specialty publications serve communities in 23 states.

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