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Capital News Bureau Editor

Company: Capital City Press
Location: Baton Rouge
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

The Advocate - The Times Picayune - South Louisiana's biggest media organization, with newsrooms in Baton Rouge, New Orleans, and Lafayette -- is looking for an editor to lead its Capitol News Bureau. We're searching for an experienced journalist who can coach reporters on daily and enterprise stories, manage breaking news in a competitive digital media market and help develop in-depth packages that tackle important issues. Our political team - headquartered at the State Capitol in Baton Rouge - dives into Louisiana's colorful political scene, explains how state government affects people's daily lives and follows Louisiana's delegation in Congress.Education, Experience, and Knowledge Requirements:Preferred: Bachelor's Degree in Journalism or related field.Preferred: 5 years' experience in the newspaper industry and editing for newspaper.Thorough knowledge of English language, writing, grammar, spelling, and style.Thorough knowledge of media production, communication and dissemination techniques and methods.Thorough knowledge of communication law - libel, open meetings, public documents.Considerable knowledge of computers, newspaper system, and research tools, etc.Benefits offered: PTO, Health, dental, vision, life, short term disability (STD), long term disability (LTD), holidays and more.The Advocate is an equal employment opportunity employer, committed to recruiting, developing, and promoting a diverse workforce while providing unique opportunities and career paths for our employees. We encourage applicants of all backgrounds and experience levels to apply. PI187399447

Keywords: Capital City Press, Baton Rouge , Capital News Bureau Editor, Advertising , Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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