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Location: Pittsfield, Massachusetts

Job Description:

News Editor

Wouldn't you love to work for a group of locally owned newspapers that's reinvesting in its people as well as its print and web products? Wouldn't you love to be the editor of our weekly newspaper and daily news website in Manchester, Vermont? We are New England Newspapers Inc. The Berkshire Eagle, Bennington Banner, Brattleboro Reformer and Manchester Journal the newspaper outfit in the Berkshires of Massachusetts and in Southern Vermont that's recently been purchased from Digital First Media by a group of local leaders. Our objective is this: Become the best local newspaper group in the United States.

We are looking for a versatile editor who can do it all at the Manchester Journal. You'll be just about everywhere and doing just about everything for this distinguished weekly in the heart of ski country, the designer outlets, and the tranquility of the Green Mountains. This is a newsy community that respects and supports its local paper. And you'll be in the thick of it writing stories and editorials, editing news releases and submissions, taking photos and phone calls, and updating the website on a daily basis while preparing the weekly paper. You'll receive support from our daily newsroom in Bennington and from our regional news design hub. The Journal has room to grow and be grown. If you possess the excellence and expansiveness to join this undertaking with our group, we want to hear from you. We offer a competitive pay and full benefits package. A drug screen is required. A minimum of five years of news reporting and/or editing experience at a daily or weekly publication is required. We're looking forward to meeting you! 

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