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Metro Editor

Company: The Daily Memphian
Location: Memphis
Posted on: August 8, 2022

Job Description:

The Daily Memphian - which Politico called "One of the best local news sites in the country" - is seeking a metro editor to join our newsroom. The metro editor will oversee a team of five dedicated reporters plus freelancers, including veteran journalists, recent graduates and college interns.We seek an editor with many years of newsroom experience who has a proven track record editing, planning, scheduling, coaching young writers, and leading experienced journalists. Digital experience is a must, including working with audience analytics, SEO, social media and more.The metro editor will be very hands on, including writing as needed, posting and copy-editing stories, managing stories on site, working on email newsletters and alerts, hiring staff, and coordinating with the other editors.The Daily Memphian was launched as an online-only news source in September 2018 and is the go to source for local news in Memphis, including politics, business, sports, food and dining, arts and culture, neighborhood news, and more.The Daily Memphian is one of the largest non-profit local newsrooms in America, with 40 full-time journalists and 20 regular contributors. We are a locally led, locally owned, fully independent online news site focused on all aspects of the Memphis area, from local government and sports to food, arts & culture, business, education, neighborhoods and much more. Our staff is more than 50% female and 25% people of color. Learn more about The Daily Memphian here: --- - -"One of the best local news sites in the country." - Politico --- - -"In Memphis, a lab experiment for local news." - The Atlantic --- - -"Ghost papers and news deserts: Will America ever get its local news back?" - The Washington Post --- - -"The Daily Memphian's model demands attention." - NiemanLab at Harvard --- - -"Digital startups with strong financial backing are hitting key targets" - The Poynter Institute --- - -"Reviving Local Media: The innovations helping publishers thrive in the age of digital" - Forbes --- - -"Startups are pushing back against the rise of 'news deserts' and the pitfalls facing local journalism" - CNN: Reliable Sources PodcastTo apply, email us at jobs@dailymemphian.com.

Keywords: The Daily Memphian, Memphis , Metro Editor, Advertising , Memphis, Tennessee

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