Arkansas' premier statewide newspaper, the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, is seeking a motivated and energetic journalist to serve as deputy online news editor.
The editor will help direct coverage across ArkansasOnline.com, the state's leading news website. The duties will include monitoring breaking news, assigning stories, editing and posting work from staff members and various news wires, curating email newsletters, developing social media posts and determining how and where content is presented. The editor must thrive in breaking-news situations and be able to juggle multiple assignments simultaneously.
Strong news judgment, an ability to write engaging headlines and a firm grasp of Associated Press style 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 other online-only elements. Experience with HTML, video editing, Microsoft Excel and Google Docs is 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. At least one year of experience at a news organization strongly preferred.
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.
To apply, send a note of interest and a resume with references to Senior Online Editor Gavin Lesnick at email@example.com. Please include "Deputy online news editor" in the subject line. Email questions or call (501) 399-3664.
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.