Harrisonburg Radio Group is looking for an experienced, driven, digital-savvy journalism leader to be part of the ground floor launch of a new, online local news site. The editor-in-chief is responsible for the publication of all site content; supervises the content team; and collaborates with advertising and broadcast teams to ensure a robust news site that meets the community's needs.
Typical duties will include:
. Using sound news judgment to make editorial decisions on site content.
. Representing the site to the community in public and on social media.
. Holding weekly staff meetings to review metrics and discuss content plans.
. Coach reporters during reporting process and in side-by-side editing, as needed.
. Using digital tools to analyze site metrics in order to inform decision-making.
The ideal candidate will have:
. A bachelor's degree in journalism, communications or a related field.
. Three or more years of journalism experience.
. Top-notch writing and editing ability.
. Leadership skills for effective work in a collaborative, supportive environment.
. Experience with digital content management systems.
. Active engagement in social media platforms.
. The ability to learn and adapt quickly to emerging technologies.
Please email your resume. No phone calls please. This is an in-person full-time position that includes fantastic benefits and the opportunity to enjoy a career in digital journalism. Reliable transportation is required. Harrisonburg Radio Group is an equal-opportunity employer. Join us and make a difference!