News editor — Hotel News Now

Hotel News Now, a digital business-to-business publication, seeks a news editor to manage the reporting team for this Rocky River, Ohio-based hotel industry online news site. The news editor will be an active content contributor to the fast-paced, daily news reporting environment, contributing several bylines per week. In addition to 7-10 years of editorial experience, the news editor should have 2-4 years of management experience. He or she will manage a team of three reporters and a stable of freelance reporters, as well as provide news judgment and direction for the entire editorial team. Other responsibilities include: editing copy, strict deadline enforcement, some travel to industry events, leading story idea generation and other tasks. The ideal candidate has a nose for breaking news and a commitment to contributing to the overall team environment. B2B experience is a plus. Experience covering the hotel/travel industry not required but preferred. The news editor will report directly to the Editor in Chief.

Required qualifications:

  • College degree
  • 7-10 years’ experience in journalism, communications or a related field.
  • 2+ years of staff management experience.

Preferred qualifications:

  • College degree from a four-year journalism or communication program
  • Some experience in a daily news environment, ie., a daily newspaper
  • Online and video editing experience.

Submit cover letter, resume and writing samples (links accepted) to Editor at Large Stephanie Ricca at No phone calls please. Please write “News Editor” in the subject line.

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