Oklahoma Watch, a nonprofit investigative reporting team, is seeking an enterprise editor to help manage a small but growing staff and work with freelance writers to produce in-depth, investigative and data-driven stories and multimedia on the most significant issues in Oklahoma.
Oklahoma Watch is a 501(c)(3) organization whose offices are at the Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Oklahoma in Norman. We distribute content to nearly 100 news outlets around the state and post our material at oklahomawatch.org.
Candidates should have at least five years of line-editing experience, strong news judgment and solid word-editing skills. He or she should be able to help reporters focus their stories, dig for telling facts and context, and work with a sense of urgency. The editor will need to do occasional reporting. The enterprise editor will work with the executive editor to increase the amount of quality content, develop hard-hitting projects, and help direct our extensive use of social media and increasing use of video to expand Oklahoma Watch’s reach and impact. Knowledge of Oklahoma is a plus but not required; the editor should be prepared to move to Norman or the Oklahoma City area. Salary and benefits are competitive.
Contact: Please email a resume and eight to 10 examples of editing and reporting work to David Fritze at firstname.lastname@example.org.