Associate Content Manager

Nashville, TN, USA ● Tennessee, USA Req #18303
Tuesday, September 7, 2021
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Our current portfolio of media assets includes USA TODAY, local media organizations in 46 states in the U.S., and Newsquest, a wholly owned subsidiary operating in the United Kingdom with more than 120 local news media brands. Gannett also owns the digital marketing services companies ReachLocal, Inc., UpCurve, Inc., and WordStream, Inc., which are marketed under the LOCALiQ brand, and runs the largest media-owned events business in the U.S., USA TODAY NETWORK Ventures.

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Editor - Weeklies

The South Region of the USA TODAY NETWORK is searching for an editor to join the team. The editor manages the day-to-day operations of two weekly publications in Middle Tennessee: the Dickson Herald and Fairview Observer.

The editor will be responsible for guiding coverage of topics and issues important to key community audiences, managing a steady flow of quality content and utilizing data and analysis to inform decisions.


  • Conceptualizing stories and working with writers, including editing their work into a polished and engaging final form.

  • Guiding journalists before, during and after the creation of content.

  • Supervising production of print and digital news, often simultaneously.

  • Serving as the primary point of contact for local communities and online audiences.


  • Bachelor's or master’s in communications, journalism or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • At least two years of editing experience.

  • Strong planning and organizational skills.

  • An ability to manage multiple projects and juggle short-term and long-term reporting efforts.

  • A keen understanding of how to make complex stories relatable.

  • Strong storytelling skills.

  • An understanding of metrics, social media and SEO principles.

  • Self-motivation and self-direction.

  • Knowledge of writing, spelling, grammar, AP and local style.

  • Able to multitask and excel under deadline pressure.

When you apply, don’t limit your upload to a resume; show us what you’ve done.

  • Your resume – one to two pages.

  • Your portfolio – stories or projects you led or contributed to as an editor or reporter.

  • A cover letter outlining how you would approach this job.

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  • Job Family Content Management
  • Job Function Consumer
  • Pay Type Salary
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  • Nashville, TN, USA
  • Tennessee, USA