Do you have the news bug and a love of small-town charm? Do you want to carve your own path as an editor while also working with a broad team of award-winning journalists across a locally owned media company? Are you ready to lead an ambitious newsroom in one of the most beautiful corners of America?
The Sonoma Index-Tribune, a division of Sonoma Media Investments, is seeking a new editor to oversee and elevate our digital and print news in this hometown paper. You will help drive innovation and content in an energetic newsroom that is excited about the opportunities for local journalism in a digital age. Editing, reporting and community news experience is needed.
Sonoma Media Investments (SMI) is an independent, privately-owned multimedia company. Formed in 2012 by a consortium of local investors who recognize the value of quality local journalism, SMI is home to the most-read publications and websites in the affluent Sonoma Valley, north of San Francisco.
Each week, seven out of ten North Bay adults – more than 376,000 in total – engage with the many SMI publications and their corresponding websites, including: The Pulitzer Prize-winning Press Democrat (the flagship daily), The Sonoma Index-Tribune, Petaluma Argus-Courier, The North Bay Business Journal, Sonoma Magazine and La Prensa Sonoma (the region’s premier Spanish-language newspaper and website).
The Sonoma Index-Tribune covers the Sonoma Valley, from Highway 37 to Kenwood, a beautiful and robust region with no shortage of news. From city council races to community events, we are seeking a strong leader to guide the newsroom at this iconic paper. Visit sonomanews.com to view our publication.
Essential job functions include, but are not limited to the following:
You must demonstrate the vision, judgment and skills that produce superior content across all platforms our audience uses to engage with our journalism. You will be expected to:
Sonoma Media Investment’s values the contribution of their employees and offers a competitive compensation plan. We also offer an array of benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life, accident insurance and paid time off. Additionally, we ae committed to a drug and alcohol free workplace. Any job offer is conditional upon satisfactorily completing a pre-employment background investigation.
Sonoma Media Investments is an Equal Opportunity Employer
To be considered please submit an application at www.sonomamediainvestments.com/jobs
Please include a cover letter and 3 writing samples.
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