• Our editorial team is hiring!

ASSOCIATE EDITOR, West-north Desk, High Country News, Telecommute. Dream job. High Country News, an award-winning magazine that tells the ongoing story of the modern American West, seeks a new senior member for its editorial team. The associate editor for the West-north desk oversees coverage of myriad issues in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington and Wyoming. This includes writing and editing features, in-depth analysis, essays and other journalistic forms, while working as a key leader of the editorial team, shaping the future direction of the magazine, managing coverage of a vast region, and recruiting and developing new talent. Manages an assistant editor and intern/fellow. Reports to editor-in-chief.

Candidates should be highly skilled writers and editors and have a sophisticated understanding of the HCN's core issues—including public land, natural resources, and the environment. They must also understand where these issues intersect with under-represented and under-reported communities and be prepared to develop other topics for HCN to cover. Great story sense is a must. Candidates should also be collaborative and team-oriented and able to contribute to the organization's cultural competence. Must live in or be willing to relocate to a state or tribal nation within the West-north coverage area. HCN is committed to a diverse, inclusive and representative workplace. Starting salary from $45,000 to $52,500, depending on experience.

This position requires the ability to manage staff and contractors and to maintain a budget, while producing in-depth journalism of deep impact and far reach. Requires a bachelor's degree in journalism, English, or equivalent and at least 5 years' experience in journalism or relevant field.

High Country News offers excellent benefits, a wonderful workplace and the opportunity to play a crucial role at a growing magazine with a mission. High Country News is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to a diverse, inclusive workplace.

Email cover letter, résumé and samples of your work to jobs@hcn.org. For more information and a job description, go to https://www.hcn.org/about/jobs/hcn-associate-editor-north-desk
Manager (Manager/Supervisor of Staff)
Full Time
High Country News
Brian Calvert
PO Box 1090,Paonia,Colorado,81428
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PostedFebruary 22, 2019