The Marshall News Messenger
The Marshall News Messenger, an award winning, six day morning daily located in the piney woods of East Texas is seeking an experienced news editor to lead its strong staff of experienced reporters. The News Messenger is a strong local newspaper focused on print and digital hyper local coverage of our respective news beats. We are looking for a strong leader that has good knowledge of news and how to present that news to our readers in the best format for social media and print. Our philosophy is digital first, print best. The ideal candidate will be detail oriented and creative, a team player who can work with other editors, photographers, reporters and artists.
The news editor should have at least four years of newsroom experience, including some supervisory experience. Must be an exceptional copy editor, headline writer and wire editor. The ideal candidate will be equally adept overseeing orderly production of news pages, paginating, deploying resources to cover breaking news, and giving first edit to stories generated on night or weekend shifts.
Other duties include:
- Ensuring that breaking local and regional news is posted to appropriate websites and social media channels in competitive fashion.
- Overseeing the design of multiple pages per shift.
- News budgets and scheduling reporter personnel.
If you meet these qualifications, we want to talk to you.
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