Managing Editor

Denison University
July 01, 2024
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Position Type Administrative Staff

Classification Title Administrative Staff Position Title Managing Editor Position Number A00417 Pay Grade Level AD 01 Salary Department Journalism Posting Number S 121301206 Full or Part Time Full Time Number of Months 12-month temporary position Position End Date 07/01/2024 FTE 1 Work Schedule Basic Function

Serve as Managing Editor of The Reporting Project, Denison's nonprofit news source.

Journalism @ Denison is hiring a managing editor for its nonprofit media source, The Reporting Project which covers Licking County, Ohio, and neighboring regions. We publish work by students, faculty, and community members. Our work is supported, in part, by the Mellon Foundation. In the last year, more than 70 stories and photos produced by our students were republished by The Newark Advocate , The Columbus Dispatch , Cleveland Plain Dealer , The Ohio Newsroom, Matter News , 100 Days in Appalachia, and other news organizations.

We are looking for a practicing journalist/storyteller with experience in at least one medium (writing, audio, multimedia) to supervise reporters, report, edit, coordinate publication of website and newsletter, foster relationships with local and regional publications, and build on our work to bridge the college and community through empathetic journalism. Our Journalism major is rooted in the liberal arts so a willingness to support and mentor student journalists as well as connect with faculty is a must. There are at least 4 paid student reporters each semester. To better connect with the college and share your expertise, you will teach one course a year in your area of focus. We seek someone willing to grow and develop with us as we build our capacity for news coverage and storytelling with a humanities-bent. A Master's degree is a plus but not a requirement.

Essential Job Functions

Supervise and mentor student/faculty reporters, write/edit stories, coordinate publication of website and newsletter, build relationships with college and community, teach one course a year.

Minimum Qualifications

At least 5 years journalism and communications experience, Bachelor's degree, strong experience in at least one medium (writing, audio, multimedia)

Preferred Qualifications

5+ years experience, Master's degree,

Physical Demands

None. Editing, writing, mentoring student journalists, collaborating with faculty and community, maintaining website and newsletter, teaching once a year

Contact(s) Contact Phone/Extension Contact Email Open Date Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants Additional Information

This is a one-year position with potential for a second year pending funding identification/approval.

Denison University Background Check Statement

The final candidate will undergo a background check as a conditional offer of employment.

Denison University EEO Statement

To achieve our mission as a liberal arts college, we continually strive to attract and hire candidates with diverse backgrounds, experiences and identities. Denison fosters a campus community that recognizes the value of all persons regardless of age, disability, ethnicity, gender expression and identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or socio- economic background. For additional information and resources about diversity at Denison, please see our Diversity Guide (https: // Denison University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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