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Job Opportunity: Editor/Reporter needed in Central Iowa:Dallas County News

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Date Published: June 08, 2018
Business Sector: Newspapers / Wires
Job Status: Full-time
income: $30,000 to $35,000


The Dallas County News and the Perry Chief seek an energetic and talented managing editor for both weekly newspapers located in central Iowa. You’ll be reporting on the Dallas County News coverage area as well as wearing an editor hat for both weeklies.
The coverage area will include Adel, Waukee and Grimes; three of the fastest growing cities in Dallas County, the 5th fastest growing county in the United States.
The right individual will care about great community news and telling those stories. We are pursuing someone who knows how to tell stories of impact beyond just what happens at the school board or city council meetings.
The ideal candidate must know how to use a camera for telling a story with photos and video. They also must be very familiar with how to use social media to grow the audience and engage the readers of both newspapers. This position requires working expertise of InDesign.
As part of Gatehouse Media, the Dallas County News offers a full benefits package along with a professional and comfortable work environment. We are also part of a family of five other papers owned by Gatehouse in central Iowa. You will receive the support you need to be prosperous in this position as we collaborate to produce the best products possible for our readers.
Our office is located in Perry, approximately 25 miles NW of Des Moines. Close enough to big city but still very rural.
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their resume, a cover letter, up to five writing samples, samples of any photo or video work and examples of page design to Publisher Lisa Widick at E-Mail: No phone calls please.


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Job Location: Perry, Iowa
Company Type Employer
Post Date: 06/14/2018 / Viewed 20 times
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