• Content Editor, News

    Job Locations US-MD-Annapolis
    Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 3 months ago(12/19/2018 11:19 AM)
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date
    Editorial - Editors
    Category (Portal Searching)
    Physical Location : Location
    Tribune Publishing
  • Overview

    The Capital of Annapolis, Md., seeks a thoughtful, energetic and creative

    leader to join our staff as a news content editor as we rebuild our newsroom. This position would

    serve as second-ranking editor in the newsroom, reporting to the editor.

    This journalist will work urgently with our journalists to get breaking

    news on the site and coordinate ongoing coverage. A good candidate for

    this position should be an innovator, suggesting different ways to tell

    stories and engage audiences.


    • Coordinate daily news coverage for Anne Arundel County, preparing the daily report on online and print.
    • Work urgently with reporters on coverage of breaking news, occasionally doing rewrite to get updated content on capitalgazette.com immediately.
    • Assists with social promotion of content in concert with our audience team.
    • Works with other editors to plan out upcoming coverage.
    • Works with photo editor and audience team on news stories, news alerts and top stories.
    • Oversees reporters covering city, county and state government, the Naval
    • Academy, crime and courts.
    • Works with other editors and audience team to find different story forms to disseminate news.
    • Updates news collections on website working in concert with audience team.
    • Produces the daily budget, a list of stories going online and intended for print.
    • Ensures there is a lead art package, news lead for print.


    • At least four years of digital experience editing and producing content.
    • Four years of management experience that includes a collegial and encouraging management style that fosters budding talent and challenges veteran employees.
    • Ability to work strategically with our audience team in the effort to grow site traffic.
    • Solid journalistic credentials with comprehensive knowledge of media law including copyright, libel, two-party consent, privacy, and fair use questions, in addition to a highly developed sense of ethics.


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