Arkansas' premier statewide newspaper, the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, is seeking a motivated and energetic editor/reporter who possesses cross-platform skills and a passion for breaking news in a competitive environment.
The editor will read and post work from staff members and various news wires while working to drive traffic to ArkansasOnline.com by curating email newsletters, developing social media posts and determining how and where content is presented. The editor must also be able to quickly and accurately report, write and shoot photos and videos on tight deadlines.
Strong news judgment and an ability to write engaging headlines are essential. The ideal candidate must be able to work with other reporters and editors on staff to develop long-term projects, special sections and online-only elements. Familiarity with HTML, Microsoft Excel and/or Google Docs are preferred.
The candidate should have the ability to work independently and in a collaborative team environment. Candidate must have excellent communication skills and the ability to work well with the public.
ArkansasOnline.com is the leading source for constant updates about news in, around and affecting the state of Arkansas.
This job is based in Little Rock, the state capital and home to a thriving downtown and entertainment district anchored by the William J. Clinton Presidential Center. Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine in 2013 named Little Rock its top "great place to live" among mid-size cities.
To apply, send a note of interest, a resume with references and several reporting clips to Senior Online Editor Gavin Lesnick at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include "Breaking news editor/reporter" in the subject line. Email questions or call (501) 399-3664.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: Negotiable based on experience
About Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette is a statewide newspaper based in Little Rock. Its website, ArkansasOnline.com, is the leading source for constant updates about news in, around and affecting the state of Arkansas.