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Managing Editor, The Herald-Mail - Hagerstown, MD

Industry Newspapers / Wires
Job Status Full-time
Salary Not Specified


The Herald-Mail Company in Hagerstown, Maryland is seeking a Managing Editor to be responsible for gathering and editing local news stories as well as supervising the newsroom staff. This successful candidate should have 3-5 years of newsroom managing and editing experience. A Bachelor's Degree is required, as is a driver's license and satisfactory driving record.  

Essential Functions

• Plan, assign, and edit news stories daily

• Must be able to make editorial judgments on tight deadlines

• Report and copy edit stories on deadline

• Manage and coach newsroom staff, approve timecards, disciplinary procedures, and perform job evaluations   

• Attend weekly department head meetings  

• Lead daily staff meetings and assign stories for daily paper  

• Interact with the community and co-workers on a regular basis

• Help set editorial policy

• Work with other company managers on cross-departmental strategies, product development and overall projects

• Serve on editorial board  


The position offers a competitive wage and additional benefits, such as paid time off, 401(k) and more.

South Bend Tribune is owned by a wonderful parent company, Schurz Communications, Inc., which owns cable and newspaper properties throughout the country. Additional information on Schurz is available at www.schurz.com.

Interested candidates please visit www.schurz.jobs and search Requisition Number HM2693

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