By January 15, 2015 Read More →

Civitas hiring group editor for its Southern West Virginia newspapers

 


WILLIAMSON, W.Va. — Civitas Media, which has more than 100 publications and employs more than 1,400 people in 11 states, is looking a group editor for its southern West Virginia newspaper operations. 

“We’re seeking a versatile community journalist with a nose for news to take the next step and be a leader of our community coverage at daily and weekly publications in southern West Virginia. We aim to cover the people, places, issues and events of the area through our many digital and print publications. The Williamson Daily News and Logan Banner are our flagship newspapers in the group.The successful candidate will be a self-starter who has a vision for the future and is excited about using the many digital platforms available,” said a Civitas official.  “As the leader of the hub of our news operation in the area, your mission will be to motivate and mentor reporters so their stories go beyond the superficial. Strong critical-thinking and organizational skills are a must. You’ll work flexible hours dictated by news events and our need to respond quickly and effectively.”

Newspaper experience is required, along with a positive attitude, a natural curiosity and a heart for community news. “If this opportunity sounds like the right one for you at the right time, then let us know! We’re a new company that likes to get things right and be at the forefront of our industry,” the official said.

Opportunities for personal development and career advancement abound within our parent company, Civitas Media, which has more than 100 publications and employs more than 1,400 people in 11 states. To be considered for this opportunity, send a cover letter outlining your vision for the coverage in these markets and a resume to jbyers@civitasmedia.com. To see all WVPA employment opportunities, visit http://wvpress.org/?p=23

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