The Capital Journal, a five day community newspaper, is looking for a top notch, go getter, who loves story-telling, facilitating community discourse and helping team members grow. Our newsroom is small and fierce, with four reporters covering the state capital and the beautiful town of Pierre and Ft. Pierre along the Missouri River in the great state of South Dakota.
This position requires analytical skills, people skills, joy of writing and editing copy, and a willingness to be a lifelong learner. The ideal candidate is someone who seeks adventure, cultivates a positive and focused environment and showcases a love of the english language - knowledge of Associated Press style and AP copy and headline writing are preferred.
The managing editor crafts the editorial goals for the community newspaper, and provides clarity and fair consideration throughout the pages of the print and digital products. Adhering to deadlines is a critical part of this job opportunity as is having strong organizational skills.
This is a full- time position and as part of Wick Communications, we offer a strong package of pay and benefits, including base salary, bonus plan, medical, vision, dental, and a 401(k). See our web site at www.capjournal.com and learn about our parent company at www.wickcommunications.com. We are an equal opportunity employer.
Wick Communications is a family-owned community media company with newspapers, websites, magazines and specialty publications in 11 states. The home offices are in Sierra Vista, AZ, and publishes newspapers in Arizona, Alaska, Colorado, Idaho, Louisiana, Minnesota, Montana, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota and Washington.