The Weatherford Democrat seeks an energetic editor for our newsroom’s top leadership position.
We’re looking for an editor to oversee the creation of quality local content for print and digital platforms. Our editor must be self-motivated, community-oriented and passionate about local news. We need a skilled leader who can coach and motivate a staff eager to grow.
The editor oversees a newsroom staff which includes an assistant editor, sports editor and three news reporters. While leading the newsroom, the editor is also a key member of the Democrat’s senior management team, with a voice in strategic initiatives. We need someone who is digitally focused; we post frequently to the web and social media.
Applicants should have a newspaper management background and versatile skills that includes writing, editing, storytelling and pagination. Other key attributes include effective communication, time management, the ability to train and the willingness to become part of an active community.
Weatherford is the county seat for Parker County and home to Weatherford College. The city is located 30 minutes west of Fort Worth and is enjoying robust growth.
Interested candidates should email their resume, work samples and a cover letter on why they believe they are qualified for the editor’s position to Managing Editor, Dale Gosser at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Weatherford Democrat 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.