News Editor/Tablets

  • 425 Portland Avenue, Minneapolis, MN
  • Full-time

Company Description

Star Tribune Media Company is Minnesota’s largest producer and distributor of news, information and advertising across multiple print and digital platforms, including newspaper, website, mobile and video formats. The Star Tribune newspaper and StarTribune.com regularly reach more than two-thirds of the adults in the Twin Cities market or more than 1.7 million people. The company has been serving the Minneapolis/Saint Paul market for more than 144 years, providing trusted local and regional news and information produced by the largest force of professional journalists in the state. Star Tribune has more than 1,000 employees. Our award-winning staff produces the nation’s 8th largest Sunday paper (Circ: 504,616) and runs the region’s leading website. We are an integral part of life in the Twin Cities metro area. Based in Minneapolis, we have news bureaus in St. Paul, Burnsville and Woodbury, Minnesota as well as in Washington, D.C. With about 270 staff members, including more than 120 reporters, we have the resources to tackle the big story better than anyone in the Upper Midwest. We offer a winning combination: a challenging and rewarding workplace coupled with a vibrant community that’s consistently rated among the best places in the country to live.

Job Description

The Star Tribune is looking for a sophisticated editor with excellent news judgment, experience in creating and launching news projects, and an intrinsic knowledge of the web to join our news staff as we launch a Tablet newspaper. We’re looking for someone who is entrepreneurial by nature, and who is comfortable and confident making decisions on his or her own. This person will work with the executive editor and the digital team to set the final guidelines for our Tablet newspaper, and will lead the day-to-day decision making about what content to create and display in the Tablet newspaper. He or she will also coordinate with content specialists across departments on decisions regarding local news, business, sports, features, etc.Reports to the editor.  

Qualifications

Must have 10 years of journalism experience, preferably with five in a leadership role. Must have demonstrated experience conceiving and creating new content and new projects, and working across digital platforms. Must have ability to work collaboratively with reporters, editors, copy editors, photographers and digital producers.

Additional Information

We look forward to receiving your application. If you have questions about this position, please call Duchesne Drew, managing editor for operations, at 612-673-7111 or email him at ddrew@startribune.com. Please be sure to complete our Application Addendum and upload the document on our online application. http://bit.ly/StarTrib_addendum