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Editor Wanted The Sun Tribune is actively recruiting for an ...

Editor Wanted The Sun Tribune is actively recruiting for an Editor to join our leadership team. This full-time position is responsible for the overall editorial direction of the Sun Tribune (weekly newspaper) and Basin Business Journal (monthly tab). The Sun Tribune, a weekly legal newspaper in Adams Co., focuses on hyper local news and events in the communities of Othello, Royal City and Mattawa. Coverage includes city and county government, schools, local sports and community events across all three areas. The Basin Business Journal is a monthly agriculture-focused print product that is directly mailed to over 16,000 homes, ag-businesses and farms across several rural postal routes throughout several counties in central Washington. It is the area's No. 1 source for local agricultural news. The ideal candidate will have: 3-5+ years experience as an editor of a print publication. A bachelor's degree in journalism or related field. 3-5+ years experience in agriculture, either professionally or personally. Experience with photography and photojournalism. Editorial experience in community journalism covering municipalities, schools and local sports. Experience managing an editorial team. A passion for journalism and readership engagement. Exceptional AP style writing. A willingness to actively engage with all three communities. Outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal. Strong analytical, research and reporting skills. Self directed and motivated with the ability to multi task numerous projects and deadlines. Additional skills desired are: A strong belief in newspaper and print advertising and their role in engaging the evolution of online readership and consumer behaviors. Extensive knowledge of both traditional and digital media and their unique role in connecting communities with commerce. Enjoy working directly in the community. Bilingual (Spanish). Experience in video and/or TV production. Volunteerism and active participation within their community. A selfless drive to improve those around them. Innovative thinker and fearless of failure. The Sun Tribune is under the Columbia Basin Publishing Co. umbrella. CBP publishes numerous print newspapers (daily and weekly), in addition to annual magazines and specialty products and tabs. Our vision of connecting community and commerce through print and digital media drives our success in both revenue and readership. Our digital footprint includes multiple news websites, in addition to cutting-edge digital marketing products and platforms. Compensation ranges between $40,000 to $55,000 annually, depending on qualifications. Must have a valid driver's license. Hiring is dependent on a background check. Position includes a competitive benefits package with health, vision and dental coverage, annual vacation and sick leave and a 401k with a company match up to a certain threshold. Visit for additional company information. To apply, email your cover letter, resume and references to Eric LaFontaine at No phone calls please. Position closes Feb. 28, 2017.

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