Digital First Media

  • Editor

    Job Locations US-CO-Fort Morgan
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(11/14/2018 12:56 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-1782
    Time Type
    Full-Time
    Employment Type
    Regular
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    Job_Logo_Prairie Mountain Media

    Overview

    Prairie Mountain Media is a publishing company with a multimedia portfolio of print, niche and digital products. We house an extensive, integrated network of trusted local brands that deliver exclusive local news and attract local audiences throughout the State of Colorado, including the Akron, Boulder, Broomfield, Brush, Cañon City/Royal Gorge Region, Colorado Springs, Erie, Estes Park, Fort Morgan, Julesburg, Lafayette, Lamar, Longmont, Louisville, Loveland, Pueblo, Sterling and Superior markets.

     

    Our 15 newspaper brands have served their respective communities for more than 100 years. They deliver more than 1.26 million print and 12 million digital impressions every month and proven results for advertisers large and small. We can extend your reach near and far with our sizable network of websites and partnerships with national powerhouses Digital First Media and Adtaxi. Our full range of digital advertising solutions also includes social, e-mail, search engine marketing and search engine optimization along with geo and behavioral targeting and re-targeting platforms.

     

    Prairie Mountain Media delivers the best of Colorado, serving high-value audiences and connecting advertisers to them. Our award-winning coverage and numerous content delivery options endear us to an ever-growing number of readers. Our in-demand multimedia products and personalized marketing services form a powerful communications tool for our clients. #DigitalFirstMedia#Mid-Senior level

    Responsibilities

    The Fort Morgan Times is seeking an editor for a six-day daily, a weekly and two accompanying weekly shoppers. The successful candidate should have a strong grasp of AP style, grammar, leadership, the passion to be become engaged in and with the community and to present compelling content across print and digital platforms.

     

    We are seeking to increase print and e-edition subscribers and engage potential subscribers through our digital platforms. The editor should have the ability to motivate reporters with a strong news judgment that will help increase readership. Strong interpersonal skills are a must.

     

    The editor will be asked to plan all editions by coordinating coverage of stories and events in the Morgan County, Colorado, area. The editor will be asked to lead direction on a number of special projects, and would be asked to contribute to the editorial and overall success of The Fort Morgan Times through photos and stories in the community. The editor would work with a hub on page design. A deadline-driven editor is a must.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in communications preferred, or equivalent experience
    • Expert knowledge of AP style and grammar
    • Experience with digital platforms, including Facebook
    • Page design experience is a plus
    • High ethical standards for honesty, integrity and accuracy
    • Ability to develop skills of reporting staff
    • A goal-setter with the vision to achieve them
    • Flexible schedule is offered to ensure ability to produce each edition
    • Some weekend work may be required

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