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Organization: Mid-Atlantic Media
Description & Details:
Mid-Atlantic Media, a fast-growing publisher of niche community and ethnic titles, is seeking to add an editor to lead its full time publishing project Phoenix Jewish News in Scottsdale, AZ .
We’re looking for a leader who is connected and will be involved in the fabric of the greater Phoenix Jewish community. An editor that can help elevate Phoenix Jewish News' visibility, awareness and journalistic quality. An editor that can lead with a digital news approach and deliver our bi-weekly print product. An editor that can work through copious amounts of copy and serve as a mentor to develop staff and freelance writers. The ability to juggle multiple projects, and the willingness to help shape multiple publications and their online experience is a must. Occasional travel will be expected. Familiarity with the Jewish community is a plus.
This is a high-energy position and comes with the opportunity to shape how tens of thousands of Jewish readers across the greater Phoenix metro area digests news and features.
Must have strong familiarity of Jewish community
3-to-5 years of community news experience
An ability to edit quickly and accurately in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
Strong people skills and an ability to manage and motivate a team
Digital/Technical aptitude, including comfort with Wordpress, Photoshop, and digital photography and social media.
Ability and willingness to wear many hats, from high-level editorial strategy down to shoe-leather journalism and in-person community engagement
Assignment editor – Help our writers uncover local scoops, select stories for coverage, create a rundown and communicate with officials, sources and readers. Monitor email and social media for story ideas and trends.
Copy editor – Regularly check and correct our reporters’ copy for errors, awkward phrasing, verbosity and un-engaging wording. Uphold AP Style and our house style.
Team leader – Set high editorial standards and motivate the teams to produce compelling, accurate community and national journalism that wins followers and makes a difference. When needed, the editor will lead by example, reporting stories them-self and assisting with breaking news coverage.
Editorial strategist – Engage with the community and help spread the word about our sites and our journalism. Work closely with the publishers to plan and execute further growth. Also, assist other management with company-wide editorial initiatives.
Problem solver – Diagnose and help to resolve minor technical problems. Cover letter and resume to Craig Burke, CEO of Mid-Atlantic Media, firstname.lastname@example.org
How to Apply / Contact
Send cover letter & resume to Craig Burke, CEO of Mid-Atlantic Media: email@example.com
The Cleveland Jewish News has an immediate opening for a full-time staff reporter. The ideal candidate will have a nose for news, possess strong writing and editing skills, be digitally savvy, and have experience with photography and videography.
The Staff Reporter will cover breaking news, hard news, spot news and features for our award- winning weekly newspaper and post content to our award-winning website, cjn.org. Staff Reporter will also write short-form content and long-form feature stories for our award-winning magazines and produce content for our sister publication, the Columbus Jewish News.
Candidates who can develop sources, know how to work a beat and want to scoop the competition are encouraged to apply. The CJN competes with all other media to break stories and has won more than 250 awards in the last five years, including being named best non-daily newspaper in Ohio by the Cleveland Press Club and The Associated Press.
Candidates should have a minimum of two to three years of daily newspaper or other relevant experience, be self-starters, work well under pressure, ability to consistently meet assigned deadlines, ability to adapt to team environments and work independently, be a team player, have the ability to handle multiple assignments at one time and produce high-quality, accurate and error-free content. The CJN is an AP newsroom and familiarity with AP style in a digital first environment is desired. Experience writing and editing using Adobe Creative Cloud programs, including InCopy and InDesign, desired, but not required. Proficiency in all social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube preferred.
Recent college graduates who have demonstrated the above requirements through coursework and/or internships will be considered. This position will require some evening and Sunday assignments.
If we’ve just described your background, please send a resume and three writing clips of your work to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Cleveland Jewish Publication Company offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits, including medical, dental, 401(k) company match, generous PTO, holiday pay and more. The CJPC is an equal opportunity employer. Employment at the Cleveland Jewish Publication Company is based solely on a person's merit and qualifications directly related to their professional competency. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, veteran or disability status or any other basis.
How to Apply / Contact
Please send a resume and three writing clips of your work to email@example.com.
Organization: J. The Jewish News of Northern California
City: San Francisco
Type of Position: Full-time
Education Requirement: Bachelor Degree
Experience Requirement: 3-5 years
Salary: Approx. $50,000.00
Description & Details:
Is your writing compelling, crisp and colorful? Can you interview multiple news sources and write an article that is organized, balanced, informative and a good read, and then promote it on social media? Do you know the difference between Bibi and Bubbe? If so, we’d like to hear from you.
J. The Jewish News of Northern California has an opening for a full-time reporter.
We are looking for an excellent writer with professional journalism experience and strong reporting skills, someone who can turn around a story quickly, with style and accuracy. You are knowledgeable about, or at least conversant with, Jewish life and issues, including Israel. You are comfortable juggling a range of assignments, from breaking news to personality profiles to enterprise stories. You will work with an experienced team of writers and editors who are committed to first-rate journalism and to serving the Jewish community of the Greater San Francisco Bay Area.
J. has a storied history dating back to 1895. We have always been independent, and are a nonprofit. Our office is in downtown San Francisco, and we have a very collegial newsroom that we hope to return to soon.
How to Apply / Contact
To apply, send a resume and cover letter, along with several clips that represent your best writing, to J. Editor Sue Fishkoff at firstname.lastname@example.org.