The Detroit Free Press seeks an experienced editor to lead a team of accomplished reporters. The exact lineup of reporters will be determined in part by the individual hired and other newsroom needs, but may include leading COVID coverage and other health and social issues topics. The successful candidate will have extensive editing experience, facility with digital journalism requirements, knowledge of successful digital subscription strategies and a track record of successful leadership.
The Free Press is an ambitious news organization in arguably the country’s best news town not named New York or Washington, D.C. We are dedicated to unique, revelatory journalism and growing our digital subscription numbers and digital audience. This editor would report to one of our senior news directors.
When applying, please include a single document with as much of the following as possible:
A brief cover letter explaining your interest and fit for the position, your updated resume, and portfolio/clips/links to a few samples of your work. It’s important that these items be assembled into a single document, preferably in PDF format. The application will allow only one document upload. Completing these steps will ensure that you receive the highest consideration.
We offer a competitive base salary and career growth opportunities. We also offer a comprehensive benefits package. This is a management position. Gannett Co., Inc., is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, education, political affiliation, or veteran status.
- Job Family Content Strategy & Coaching
- Job Function Consumer
- Pay Type Salary
- Detroit, MI, USA
- Michigan, USA