Managing Editor

Bagley, MN
Apr 29, 2021
Job Type
Full Time
Our managing editor is retiring this year after 30 years of service and 45 years in the journalism field.

We are seeking someone to take on this role at the state's only cooperatively owned weekly newspaper. This person will be responsible for our weekly newspaper, the Farmers Independent, as well as the weekly Clearwater Shopper. Areas of responsibility include writing, editing, ad sales, overseeing digital printing department.

Successful candidates must be flexible, attentive to detail, able to communicate well, possess writing and photography talent, and be able to function well with Microsoft Word, InDesign and Photoshop. Ability with Excel is a plus. Use of the Internet and email are required, and ability with social media would be a plus.

Bachelor's degree in journalism or related field as well as experience in the newspaper field preferred. A passion for community journalism is required. Our retiring editor will provide assistance to ease the transition and will be on call for an indefinite period if needed to help in any of the departments.

We offer a competitive salary plus profit-sharing.

Please submit your resume to:

Farmers Publishing Co.
PO Box 130
Bagley MN 56621
Phone: 218-694-6265
or click on 'Apply" to send via email
A more complete job description will be provided to job seekers.

We are an equal opportunity employer

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