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Business Editor - Baton Rouge

Capital City Press
New Orleans, LA 70130
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The Advocate, Louisianas biggest media organization and a Pulitzer Prize winner, is looking for a business editor for its Baton Rouge newsroom to coach reporters on daily coverage, manage breaking news in a competitive digital media market and help develop stories that examine trends, highlight local entrepreneurs and tackle important economic issues.

Job Responsibilities

Assign reporters stories and help them develop story ideas

Work with reporters and other desks to maintain timely and robust digital coverage

Understand digital metrics and help the company meet its digital goals

Edit stories and rework them as needed, using proper grammar and following AP style guidelines

Plan daily and weekly Business pages

Meet all deadlines for projects as requested by editors

Mentor reporters and help them develop their careers

Help plan and stage events for the business community

Handle administrative tasks

Job Skills & Qualifications


Ability to work some nights and holidays

A focus on producing accurate and factual stories

Experience as a newspaper editor or reporter

Proficiency with computers and other office equipment

The Advocate is committed to recruiting, developing, and promoting a diverse workforce while providing unique opportunities and career paths for our employees. We encourage applicants of all backgrounds and experience levels to apply.


Posted: 2021-07-15 Expires: 2021-08-15

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New Orleans, LA 70130

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