We're hiring an Executive Editor to join our news team. To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to jobs@1819news.com

Job Title: Executive Editor

Job Summary: The executive editor sets the tone, editorial direction, and newsroom policies for 1819 News and makes sure every issue is consistent with these measures. This person must be an excellent writer and editor.

Job Location: Combination of on-site and remote, office in Birmingham, AL. 

Job Responsibilities

  • Directly supervise the newsroom reporters

  • Hire and train reporters, assistant editors, etc.

  • Edit articles for website and magazine

  • Determine the hierarchy and article placement on the home page of the website

  • Assign stories to reporters

  • Keep the staff on a publishing schedule

  • Attend newsworthy events

  • Stay up-to-date on Alabama news

  • Manage newsroom budget

Skills/Qualifications

  • Writing

  • Editing

  • Uniting a team around a mission and executing that mission

  • Leadership

  • Managing a budget

Benefits

  • Two Weeks of paid vacation

  • Medical and dental insurance

  • Retirement contribution

  • Life Insurance

Reports to: Chief of Staff

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to jobs@1819news.com