$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)
USA TODAY NETWORK
are looking for an editor to lead a team of reporters who specialize in community, political and public safety journalism in some of the most diverse communities in America. We seek an editor who is willing to coach our staff with ambition, grit and determination to tell the best stories in New Jersey.
Our team covers the northern New Jersey counties of Bergen, Passaic, Morris and Essex. We are particularly focused on education, real estate and development, municipal malfeasance and public safety.
Our newsroom's tradition of quality, accuracy and deep commitment to the sustaining the public trust guides all of our work. We are deeply committed to watchdog journalism that shines light on New Jersey's darkest corners.
We're seeking an editor who is comfortable helping reporters draft freedom of information requests, who can help reports use and analyze data sets to inform our report. Further, we seek an editor who is capable and comfortable developing our writers — delivery of clear, approachable journalism has never more important as we grow our digital audience.
Finally, we seek an editor who can adapt to change in a constantly-evolving environment. Flexibility is our watchword — especially given our ongoing work to lead efforts to cover breaking news across the greater New York City region for the USA TODAY NETWORK.
The Record and NorthJersey.com are headquartered in Woodland Park, adjacent to Paterson, New Jersey — just 12 miles to the George Washington Bridge and Manhattan. In addition to our primary products, our staff also contributes to the Daily Record and DailyRecord.com of Morristown, the Herald News of Passaic County, (201) magazine and our portfolio of more than 30 weekly publications. In addition, our staff and daily report are closely coordinated with those of rthe Asbury Park Press and The Journal News of Westchester and Rockland counties in New York.
The ideal candidate will:
Valid Through: 2019-9-17