GateHouse Media, a pre-eminent multimedia company in small and midsize markets across the country, is seeking experienced editors.
As GateHouse Media grows, opportunities are expected across the company’s footprint. For a full list of GateHouse owned or managed media organizations, visit http://www.gatehousemedia.com/section/publications.
Applicants should have at least seven years of newsroom management experience and be well versed in digital media strategies. We’re looking for strong leaders who are innovative in their approach to storytelling and who find change motivating.
GateHouse Media newsrooms focus on local journalism with an emphasis on enterprise reporting. From investigative pieces that challenge what we know about our communities to daily enterprising features covering local government and social issues, our goal is to engage discussion and prompt change in the areas we cover.
Our newsrooms balance that hard, enterprising reporting with entertaining community coverage that helps readers plan their lives. Our approach is proactive, and our newsrooms often utilize alternative story formats.
GateHouse’s digital strategy involves aggressive online posting on both traditional news websites and multiple social media platforms. Our websites are constantly updated throughout every day of the week, regardless of our publication cycles. High-quality video done in various forms will be at the heart of our digital storytelling.
Our newsroom leaders are adept at forging relationships with community partners who can supply quality local content to supplement original reporting. Our leaders are also involved in local social organizations such as Rotary and youth sports.
We’re looking for leaders who value creativity, are adept at managing expectations, and have proven experience coaching reporters and other editors.