Sr. Content Editor - Daily Southtown
The Daily Southtown seeks an experienced editor to guide news coverage of the Southland, which includes the south suburbs and some of Chicago’s South Side neighborhoods.
The ideal candidate has digital-first instincts with a passion for enterprise stories that hold public officials accountable. This mentor will be able to nurture rookie reporters while elevating the writing skills of seasoned journalists and columnists.
Responsibilities include planning, assigning, editing and enhancing audience-focused coverage of local news including topics such as government, education, crime and business.This newsroom leader must feel comfortable making tough calls on how to allocate resources to best serve demanding customers spread across a large geographic area. Outstanding judgment, initiative, creativity and a commitment to accuracy are essential.
Based in the Tinley Park office, this editor works irregular hours, weekends and holidays, as needed.