Free Press Publishing is looking for an experienced managing editor to oversee our flagship weekly newspaper, The Cheney Free Press, niche publications and smaller, adjacent weeklies. This is an in-person, hands-on position requiring reporting, paginating, photography and managing multiple reporters. Strong time management is a must.
Free Press is headquartered in Cheney, Wash., on the edge of the rolling Palouse farm region. The city is home to Eastern Washington University and only 15 minutes away from the state's second-largest city, Spokane.
The managing editor will work with the publisher to coordinate and lead news and sports coverage for our community weekly newspapers in Cheney, Spokane Valley and Ritzville. As editor, you'll maintain a daily news budgets, work with reporters on assignments, edit stories and cover news in Cheney. You'll work with our graphics staff to design and paginate compelling publications, juggle digital and social media. You'll also work with our editors in our other nearby publications, coordinating comprehensive coverage of regional news, activities and sports.
If you have what it takes to be the news leader in a five-county region, we want to hear from you. Email cover letter, resume and clips to Publisher Roger Harnack at Roger@cheneyfreepress.com. No phone calls, please.