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Part-Time Editor

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Part-Time Editor The award-winning Cass County Star-Gazette (www.beardstownnewspapers.com), based in Beardstown, Illinois, is seeking a part-time Editor. Our community newspaper serves as the eyes and ears of historical Cass County. The position offers a flexible schedule and a friendly and positive work environment. The right candidate will have the skills to write and edit a weekly newspaperand will be passionate about reporting community news from Main Street to area towns. Knowledge of sports coverage is a plus. You must be curious, enjoy asking questions and have good writing and grammar skills. You must also be able to take photos when covering events. Skills required: • Editing written articles, including obituaries and news releases • Work with freelancers and correspondents and assign events for them to cover • Knowledge of In Design is desirable • Oversight of the Star-Gazette Facebook page. • Creativity is a plus as you will help design our front and inside pages. • Strong commitment to the profession of news and community. • Meet news deadlines. This is a perfect position for someone who has reporting backgroundexperience, or hasa journalism education and wants to tell the stories of Beardstown and the towns throughout Cass County. The Cass County Star-Gazette has served the region for over 150 years with compelling stories that cover breaking news, health, education, sports, arts and entertainment, agriculture and more. Submit Resume with writing samples to: Gary Loftus Cass County Star-Gazette Email: gloftus54@casscomm.com 1210 Wall Street Beardstown, IL 62618

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