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News Editor

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The Herald-Whig is looking for an eager, aggressive journalist willing to step into newsroom leadership. The news editor is the No. 2 position in the newsroom and oversees The Herald-Whig’s award-winning daily coverage, as well as various special sections and magazines. The ideal candidate has a strong nose for news and stays informed about the state and the world from multiple sources. The news editor also seeks out new ways to report and deliver the news to our readers, using the latest metrics to guide their decisions. Have a mind for data? We want you. The Herald-Whig is a seven-day newspaper that is part of a growing, family-owned-and-operated company dedicated to the communities it serves. Quincy is a beautiful, affordable community of 40,000 on the banks of the Mississippi River in West-Central Illinois. Our coverage area consists of West-Central Illinois, Northeast Missouri and Southeast Iowa. Quincy is a two-hour drive from Peoria and Springfield in Illinois, St. Louis and Columbia in Missouri, and Iowa City, Iowa. The Herald-Whig offers a comprehensive employee benefits package with everything you expect and more. The Herald-Whig is an equal opportunity employer. If you think you have what it takes to be our next news editor, please send a resume, samples of your work and a letter outlining how you would approach the job to: Nicole Stevens/Human Resources, The Quincy Herald-Whig, P.O. Box 909, Quincy, IL 62306, or by email to nstevens@whig.com. Learn more about The Herald-Whig at www.whig.com and about Quincy Media Inc., our parent company, at www.quincymediacareers.com.

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