The Baltimore Sun seeks a dynamic editor to lead our coverage of crime, police and courts in the Baltimore area. This beat is vital to our public-service mission as a news organization and key to furthering The Baltimore Sun as the pre-eminent news source in the region.
This person would be responsible for assigning, editing and producing content that serves our audience on multiple platforms (mobile site, desktop, apps, social, newsletters, print, etc.). This editor would ensure quick response to breaking news while directing a talented team to produce thoughtful enterprise, analysis and investigative projects that readers can’t find anywhere else.
Beyond supervising a core group of beat reporters, he or she would work with visual journalists and multimedia journalists to develop additional and innovative ways to tell stories in a compelling manner digitally. This role requires not only guiding stories from idea conception to final edit, but also writing compelling headlines, maximizing SEO and keeping digital channels updated in a hypertimely manner.
Tribune Publishing is committed to hiring people with diverse backgrounds, voices and visions. Be yourself. Bring yourself. Because that’s the only way we will deliver on our mission to provide meaningful journalism to the diverse communities we serve. We hold ourselves accountable for fostering inclusion and opportunity across race, gender, age, creed, identity and experience. Join us.
Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications or related field, or equivalent experience.
The Baltimore Sun is committed to building a diverse newsroom that reflects the people it covers and the audience it serves. Candidates are encouraged to highlight new perspectives they can bring to our team.
Email Managing Editor Sam Davis (firstname.lastname@example.org) with a cover letter, resume (as a PDF) and references. No phone calls, please.
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