Verde Valley Newspapers, Inc., in Cottonwood, AZ, has an immediate opening for an Associate Editor. Job responsibilities include reporting and writing stories, taking photos and creating news videos, copy editing, page design, reporting and writing stories, taking photos and creating news videos, oversight of the editorial process daily, timely production of print and digital editions, special sections, and magazines, executing social media strategies and representing the newspaper at public venues and in addition, coaching reporters to produce robust content-filled reports creating a culture of valuing innovation, solution-based journalism and great storytelling.
The ideal candidate will have experienced news judgment; clear, concise writing skills with an unwavering penchant for accuracy; knowledge of Associated Press style, experience with online and social media news delivery.
Bachelor’s degree in journalism, mass communications, or other related fields, along with two years of news management experience.
Web and social media experience is a plus.
Excellent benefits package, 401k, and PTO. EEOE, NSE. Please send resume, examples of writing and photography, and page design to WNIrecruit@westernnews.com.