• Our editorial team is hiring!

ASSISTANT EDITOR, High Country News, Telecommute.
High Country News, an award-winning magazine that tells the ongoing story of the modern American West, is looking for a digitally savvy writer-editor to be part of its amazing editorial team. The assistant editor works as a key member of the digital team, helping write, edit and contribute to significant journalism for the website and print magazine, and shaping coverage of a large swath of the American West, via one of the magazine's desks: West-north, West-south, or tribal affairs.

Candidates should have a sophisticated understanding of the West's core issues, especially where they intersect with under-represented and under-reported communities, and have a knack for magazine-style writing and editing. Candidates should 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 Western state or tribal nation. HCN is committed to a diverse, inclusive and representative workplace. Starting salary from $32,500 to $37,050, DOE.

Requires at least two years as a professional journalist, producing in-depth stories on deadline, with strong preference for undergraduate degree in journalism, English or relevant discipline.

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.

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-assistant-editor
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Full Time
High Country News
Brian Calvert
PO Box 1090,Paonia,Colorado,81428
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PostedFebruary 22, 2019

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