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Editor — Mid-Atlantic Media

Organization: Mid-Atlantic Media

Date Needed: 01/23/2023

Post Until: 02/28/2023

City: Columbia

State: Maryland

Category: Editorial

Type of Position: Full-Time

Education Requirement: Bachelor Degree

Experience Requirement: 5-10 years

Description & Details:

Mid-Atlantic Media, a fast-growing publisher of niche community and ethnic titles, is seeking an editor to join our team of award-winning journalists. The primary role, among others, will be to direct the content for Baltimore Jewish Times (JT).

We’re looking for a content leader who has the ability to be connected and involved in the fabric of the Baltimore Jewish community. An editor that can help elevate JT's visibility, awareness and journalistic quality. An editor that can lead with a digital news approach and deliver our weekly magazine product. An editor that can work through copious amounts of copy and serve as a mentor to develop up-and-coming journalistic talent. Additionally, the editor will be a multi-tasker with the ability to juggle multiple publication projects. The editor will have the willingness to help shape multiple publication titles and their online experience is a must. Occasional travel will be expected. Familiarity with the Jewish community is a must - please do not apply without it. This is a high-energy position and comes with the opportunity to shape how tens of thousands of Jewish readers across the Baltimore metro area digest news and features.

Qualifications:

• Must have strong familiarity of Jewish community

• Minimum 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, 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 Responsibilities:

• 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 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

How to Apply / Contact

Please send resume to cburke@midatlanticmedia.com .

Cleveland Jewish News — Full-time staff reporter

CJN seeks full-time staff reporter.

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, features and life-cycle announcements 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 publications, the Columbus Jewish News and the Akron 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: jobs@cjn.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

If we’ve just described your background, please send a resume and three writing clips of your work to: jobs@cjn.org .

                         

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