The Kerrville Daily Times seeks an experienced journalist to lead its 9-person newsroom.
The Managing Editor leads day-to-day planning and publishing of the Monday-Saturday newspaper, website, monthly lifestyles magazine, and variety of other special sections and products.
The ideal candidate is above all a strong and thoughtful leader, planner, and coach. The position requires excellent news judgment, skill in making assignments, editing content for readability and relevance, and developing young reporters in storytelling and beat reporting.
The managing editor will lead daily morning pitch sessions with reporters, oversee editorial page content, assign and edit stories, and assist in the daily editing and production of news pages and social media posting. Some InDesign and layout skills are beneficial, but not required. Strong knowledge of Associated Press style necessary.
The ideal candidate should be a collaborative leader interested in helping and developing others. The Managing Editor is an essential member of our organization's leadership team and should have a postive, team-oriented attitude and service mindset.
To apply for this position, email your resume, cover letter and any relevant samples of your work to Publisher Carlina Villalpando at email@example.com.