Details for Features Editor


Features Editor The Frederick News-Post, a six-day daily in Frederick, Maryland, is seeking a dynamic features editor to oversee a weekly entertainment section plus additional daily feature and news sections. The ideal candidate should have an a eye for interesting and quirky stories, strong writing skills and the ability to juggle multiple competing responsibilities. Qualified candidates will have at least one year's reporting experience and three years experience as an editor. The right candidate will also be highly motivated and curious enough to find both the routine and the unusual stories. We’re also looking for an individual who is a team player, has a positive attitude, and can work with a collaborative spirit with others under daily deadline pressures. Must also be internet/social media savvy and possess online skills to include writing brief web updates and posting stories to our website, as well as a willingness to shoot videos and photographs. A bachelor’s degree, preferably in Journalism, English, or related program, is required. Must have excellent grammar skills and knowledge of AP style. Must possess a valid motor vehicle operator’s license and furnish current driving record with no more than two points for a period of two years, and an acceptable driving history with no suspensions. Those applying must be open to working evenings, weekends and holidays. To apply, send a cover letter (explaining why Frederick is right for you), resume, salary requirements and relevant work samples to Resumes submitted without a cover letter and salary requirements WILL NOT be reviewed. PLEASE, NO PHONE CALLS.


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