miércoles, octubre 7

MN JOB OPP - Editor, Minnesota Today- Managing Director of News (St Paul, MN)

The Editor job is one of two editing positions assigned to a new
project at MPR News – Minnesota Today, the aggregation and
distribution of state news. This Editor will lead the MPR News
distribution activity, which is intended to assist media organizations
statewide in providing news for their communities. The focus of this
job will be primarily story editing and partnership development.

Position Responsibility:
• Develop content-sharing partnerships with Minnesota media
organizations, initially newspapers.
• Explore and create various levels of partnerships with Minnesota
media organizations.
• Create a distribution system.
• Rewrite radio stories for print.
• Distribute MPR News stories to partners.
• Ensure shared stories are accompanied by visuals.
• Develop and produce unique Web-only content.
• Create ways to use MPR News’ Public Insight Network.
• Create and write a state news blog with the other editor.
• Teach and coach radio journalists to write for the web.
• Provide clear guidance, feedback to radio reporters about how
their stories are being repurposed.
• Attend news meetings and work closely with editors and producers.
• Work closely with online editors as radio stories are being
planned for the web.
• Assist in development and implementation of editorial policies to
achieve consistent, reliable quality and depth.
• Work collaboratively to support MPR News across all platforms.
• Participate in breaking news coverage when needed.
• Work closely with other members of MPR News editing team to
provide strong, consistent leadership of the department.
• Represent newsroom internally and externally.
• Collaborates with other departments – i.e. MPR Digital – to
create content and build systems for all online channels.
• Other duties as assigned

Required Education and Experience:
• Bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field is required.
• Five years’ print reporting experience, seven years print editing
experience at a daily newspaper, wire service or news web site.
• Experience bringing projects from concept to completion in
• Experience in maintaining high journalistic standards under
deadline pressure, including standards of objectivity, balance and
• Experience in a start-up news venture or project.
• Experience providing work direction or supervisory experience.
• Experience assigning stories and editing copy.
• Experience with Internet news production and presentation.
• Experience working with visual journalists.
• Experience creating partnerships with news organizations,

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
• Strong writing, re-writing and editing skills.
• Proven editorial judgment with a commitment to accuracy, fairness
and balance.
• Understanding of and adherence to the core values of public radio.
• Ability to develop complex story ideas that provide analysis and
add context
• Ability to see opportunities for tapping audience expertise and
other news resources
• Strong copy editing skills.
• Knowledge and understanding of public radio’s style and
• Knowledge of web trends and widely used news-gathering
• Ability to make quick decisions with minimal input from
supervisors or colleagues.
• Ability to effectively execute multiple assignments under
deadline with minimal guidance
• Ability to consistently work well with others and to inspire the
• Ability to work collegially and creatively with staff and
colleagues at all levels of experience.
• Passion for news and knowledge of current events from following
the news daily.
• Able to work well and productively in an environment where news
is constantly changing and being updated and have the temperament to
enjoy the process.
• Ability to prioritize work and make resource decisions in a fast
paced news environment.
• Ability to work across a range of skills and in a flexible
manner, carrying out responsibilities in accordance with APM’s
mission, values and professional standards

Preferred Skills and Experience:
• Fluency in Spanish, Hmong or east African languages
Reporting To This Position: None, though this person will have
assignment authority

Physical Demands and Working Conditions:
• Must be able to perform the essential duties of the position with
or without reasonable accommodation
• Physical Demands:
o Required to move about in an office environment and sit for
extended periods of time
o Required to move about in the community
o Frequent use of hands for data entry/keystrokes and simple
• Working Conditions:
o Moderate noise level
o Occasional exposure to prevalent weather conditions.
To apply, email a resume and cover letter to careers@americanpublicmedia.org
Indicate position #128-10, Editor, Minnesota Today.

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