OPB seeks a Managing Editor to drive overall editorial strategy, content and output of the Northwest News Network (N3). While historically an audio-based reporting service, N3 has a growing role in creating stories that contribute to the evolving needs, interests and media consumption habits of our region’s diverse audience. As a partner organization, OPB is leading the search process. OPB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Minimum Position Required Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Attitudes):
Bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field or equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities for this position.
Five years of significant journalism experience, including at least one year in a news editing role.
Demonstrated broadcast news writing and editing skills.
Experience creating content for digital platforms, including social media.
Supervisory experience and the ability to lead, direct, motivate and inspire a team working remotely.
Ability to provide direction and editorial leadership to team of reporters and producers who are generating story ideas and producing content distributed on multiple platforms.
Exceptional time management, organizational and interpersonal skills.
Ability to work independently under deadline pressure.
Ability and willingness to work a varied schedule.
Proven ability to consistently work well with others.
Enthusiasm for the role of public media in a changing journalism environment.