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Managing Editor

logo Location:   Dorchester MA
Control #:  110988N

The Bay State Banner is one of the most-read print and digital media outlets in Massachusetts. Each week our stories reach millions of people, and we’re seeking to expand our coverage by adding a Managing editor to our team. The Banner has been covering Massachusetts communities of color for more than 58 years.

We are in search of an enterprising Managing Editor who loves news and telling valuable local stories.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience
  • Minimum 5+ years’ experience in a news leadership role, or comparable experience
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments, and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Short- and long-term news coverage planning is essential
  • Manage multiple assignments in a high pressure,

    news environment

  • Strong journalistic skills and news judgement
  • Willing to work extra hours on short notice
  • Contribute two news stories weekly
  • Edit and confer on Editorials


  • The Managing Editor assists in helping to run the day-to -day operations of the newsroom
  • Content editing stories
  • Recruiting freelancers
  • Manage, coach and schedule news staff
  • Work with news management to decide weekly stories and help to arrange and coordinate news content
  • Generate news stories and execute news coverage by coordinating journalists
  • Assist the publishers to manage all aspects of the News Department
  • Helps oversee weekly news coverage
  • Editing and the Op-ed page
  • Assisting the publishers on Editorials
  • Gathering/arranging art to illustrate stories
  • Writing headlines
  • Selecting front page stories

    The Managing Editor:

  • Collaborates in layout and illustration of stories in the print edition with the production team
  • Localizing national trending stories in a service-journalism way to help readers understand the importance of a national issue to a local community
  • Replicating evergreen, seasonal ideas when local buzz or breaking is lighter
  • Have a commitment to and track record of improving the diversity of your team so that we can better serve our audiences and communities
  • Lead and manage a team of editors and reporters on innovative content and audience strategies based on real-time metric data and strategic analysis
  • Be a constant generator of story ideas, and help your team produce content early
  • Have a track record of experimentation that yields measurable impact on audience

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    EOE. Posted 10/28/23.

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