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New Editor

Category: 
Management
Position: 
New Editor
Company: 
The Rockdale Reporter
Email: 
christine@rockdalereporter.com
Location: 
Rockdale, Texas

The Rockdale Reporter is looking for a news editor for a weekly community newspaper in central Texas, who will supervise a small editorial staff and handle much of the reporting, photography and editorial design.

This is a full-time position working with a family owned and operated and award-winning newspaper that has been serving the residents of Rockdale and Milam County for over 100 years.

Five years of journalism training or experience required. Health insurance and other benefits provided.

Contact co-publisher Christine Granados at christine@rockdalereporter.com.

Immediate Opening for Editor

Category: 
Editorial
Position: 
Editor
Company: 
Trinity County News-Standard
Email: 
kelli@polkcountypublishing.com
Location: 
Trinity County, Texas

Immediate opening for Editor Position:

Polk County Publishing Co., Inc. is seeking a full-time editor for its weekly paper, the Trinity County News-Standard. The position includes fair pay, earned vacation and sick time, life insurance, and a company match 401k plan. Requirements: journalism degree, at least two years of experience as an editor; managing two office personnel; and relocation to Trinity County. The applicant needs to have the ability to engage immediate with community leaders and business owners to help shine the light on all aspects of the community by producing a well-rounded news product covering the entire county. To apply, send your confidential resume to: kelli@polkcountypublishing.com or mail to: PCPC, attn: Kelli Barnes/Publisher, 100 Calhoun, Livingston, Texas 77351.

Copy Editor

Category: 
Editorial
Position: 
Copy Editor
Company: 
Denton Media Company
Email: 
sean.mccrory@dentonrc.com
Location: 
Denton, TX

The Denton Record-Chronicle is seeking an aggressive, entrepreneurial copy editor to uphold the quality of the newsroom’s content both online and in print. The ideal candidate:
* Will work closely with the nightside editor to create and publish the DRC’s print edition and digital replica edition so that readers continue to see the value of their subscription and engagement with the online replica increases.
* Will work closely with the nightside editor and digital editor to ensure that the DRC’s digital products (app, replica edition and website) and social media channels are updated at night in the event of breaking news.
* Will work closely with the nightside editor to ensure that the most relevant content each day makes its way into print editions and replica editions and that appropriate news judgment dictates story play in all editions.
* Will be successful in ensuring that all content in print and replica editions is thoroughly edited for grammar and accuracy.
* Seeks to build a skill set that helps the company build a business based on digital subscribers while upholding the quality of its legacy printed product.
The Denton Record-Chronicle is locally owned and is committed to providing the highest quality of community journalism while being an innovator in how news is delivered, through both print and digital channels. The company publishes daily news in print and online at dentonrc.com, as well as the monthly Denton Business Chronicle and the bimonthly Denton County magazine.
Interested applicants should email a cover letter, resume and published clips to Nightside Editor Mariel Tam-Ray at mtam@dentonrc.com.

Business/County Government Reporter

Category: 
Editorial
Position: 
Business/County Government Reporter
Company: 
Denton Media Company
Email: 
sean.mccrory@dentonrc.com
Location: 
Denton, TX

The Denton Record-Chronicle is seeking an aggressive, entrepreneurial, digitally savvy journalist to cover business and commerce in Denton and the cities and towns of Denton County, along with Denton County government. The ideal candidate:
* Has an appetite for – and the ability to create – quick-turn daily stories that engage local readers as well as investigative pieces that hold officials accountable to the public.
* Knows how to read public records, including meeting agendas and minutes, to develop story ideas, both for daily coverage and broader trend pieces.
* Writes with authority and with a distinct voice, appropriately matching the tone of each piece to the content and audience desired, and creates well-crafted headlines designed to reach the broadest audience possible through digital channels.
* Is resourceful in the reporting process, recognizing the need to shoot photos or videos, record audio or collect other forms of multimedia as needed to improve the way stories are told in the digital space.
* Is adept at building sources and maintains relationships within local business groups and chambers of commerce so that the DRC remains top of mind when potential stories or new areas of coverage arise.
* Approaches business stories from the perspective of people who live and work in Denton County, reporting on the impact of openings, closings and relocations on residents’ everyday lives.
* Translates “government speak” into relatable language and turns stories that shine a light on life for people who live in local communities.
* Maintains a strong presence in social media channels, using them both as a content distribution tool and as an avenue for generating story leads and cultivating sources.
* Has a willingness to look for ways to reach new audiences, such as creating and curating newsletters, taking part in reader forums and livestreams and hosting Reddit AMAs.
* Understands how to use metrics to analyze story selection and performance as well as to benefit the overall evolution of the beat.
* Seeks to build a skill set that helps the company build a business based on digital subscribers while upholding the quality of its legacy printed product.
The Denton Record-Chronicle is locally owned and is committed to providing the highest quality of community journalism while being an innovator in how news is delivered, through both print and digital channels. The company publishes daily news in print and online at dentonrc.com, as well as the monthly Denton Business Chronicle and the bimonthly Denton County magazine.
Interested applicants should email a cover letter, resume and published clips to Executive Editor Sean McCrory at sean.mccrory@dentonrc.com.

City Government Reporter

Category: 
Editorial
Position: 
City Government Reporter
Company: 
Denton Media Company
Email: 
sean.mccrory@dentonrc.com
Location: 
Denton, TX

The Denton Record-Chronicle is seeking an aggressive, entrepreneurial, digitally savvy journalist to cover city government and community life in Denton and the cities and towns of Denton County. The ideal candidate:
* Has an appetite for – and the ability to create – quick-turn daily stories that engage local readers as well as investigative pieces that hold officials accountable to the public.
* Knows how to read public records, including meeting agendas and minutes, to develop story ideas, both for daily coverage and broader trend pieces.
* Writes with authority and with a distinct voice, appropriately matching the tone of each piece to the content and audience desired, and creates well-crafted headlines designed to reach the broadest audience possible through digital channels.
* Is resourceful in the reporting process, recognizing the need to shoot photos or videos, record audio or collect other forms of multimedia as needed to improve the way stories are told in the digital space.
* Is adept at building sources and maintains relationships within local governments and civic groups so that the DRC remains top of mind when potential stories or new areas of coverage arise.
* Approaches stories from the perspective of people who live and work in Denton County, reporting on the impact of policy decisions and civic initiatives on residents’ everyday lives.
* Translates “government speak” into relatable language and turns stories that shine a light on life for people who live in local communities.
* Is organized and intentional about cultivating sources in communities where the DRC does not traditionally maintain a daily presence.
* Maintains a strong presence in social media channels, using them both as a content distribution tool and as an avenue for generating story leads and cultivating sources.
* Has a willingness to look for ways to reach new audiences, such as creating and curating newsletters, taking part in reader forums and livestreams and hosting Reddit AMAs.
* Understands how to use metrics to analyze story selection and performance as well as to benefit the overall evolution of the beat.
* Seeks to build a skill set that helps the company build a business based on digital subscribers while upholding the quality of its legacy printed product.
The Denton Record-Chronicle is locally owned and is committed to providing the highest quality of community journalism while being an innovator in how news is delivered, through both print and digital channels. The company publishes daily news in print and online at dentonrc.com, as well as the monthly Denton Business Chronicle and the bimonthly Denton County magazine.
Interested applicants should email a cover letter, resume and published clips to Executive Editor Sean McCrory at sean.mccrory@dentonrc.com.