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Managing Editor, Newspaper Division

The Company:
Ballantine Newspapers, and it flagship publication the Durango Herald, have been committed to excellence in journalism for more than sixty years.

The Community:
Durango and the surrounding communities of Southwest Colorado that Ballantine newspapers serve defy a simplistic definition. This is a dynamic and highly-educated community with eclectic interests and broad perspectives ranging from the progressive to the conservative. Durango is both a tourist destination for mountain biking, kayaking and skiing; and home to more non-profits and charitable organizations than any other city in the United States on a per capita basis.

The Role:
The Managing Editor is the primary advocate for the critical role of the press as watchdog for the public good, the protection of open meeting laws and democratic values, investigative reporting, and protection of the individual against state overreach. The Managing Editor must also build a sustainable news organization through active audience engagement with readers by embracing the emerging practices of social journalism. This includes listening to the public to discern their needs; building community relationships, and measuring the impact of reporting on the audience being served.

The Candidate:
You are a mid-career professional with experience in both metro and community news organizations. You have a passion for and a demonstrated ability to push staff toward a “digital-first” newsroom environment. You thrive on connection, conversation and participation with your audience. You can critically evaluate newsroom processes, structure and workflow to achieve efficiency without sacrificing quality. You can consult with the business side of the organization to gain insight into your audience while still maintaining your editorial independence.

The Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree required and Master’s Degree preferred from a leading Journalism School within an accredited College or University. At least fifteen years of daily newspaper experience including at least five years in a Managing Editor role. Commitment to valuing everyone’s contribution regardless of race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation or other difference.

To apply, please go to

Expires: April 13, 2015

University of Northern Colorado Vacancy Announcement

  1. Position Title and Number: Hansen Professional in Residence; Position No. 21886.

  2. Qualifications and Experience: Bachelor’s degree required. Candidate must have successful professional experience in one or more of the following areas: multimedia editing and design, strategic communications, and/or news reporting or producing for print, online or broadcast organizations. Successful candidates must understand today’s media landscape and must be willing to actively mentor and work with students from all journalism program areas whose skill levels may vary. We want someone who can engage with and inspire students to reach their potential.

  3. Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree. University teaching experience. The ideal candidate would be nationally or regionally recognized and would be familiar with professional media outlets in Colorado.

  4. Position Description: This is an endowed position, named in honor of Mildred Hansen, former publisher of the Greeley Tribune. The professional in residence will teach existing courses appropriate to his or her background. Opportunities may exist, however, to create classes not yet offered by the program. Teaching load is four courses per school year. Service is a large part of the workload and will include conducting outreach to high schools and community colleges and arranging guest speakers. The position is a one-year appointment with the possibility of renewal for a maximum of two additional years.

  5. Starting Date: August 2015

  6. Submit cover letter, a resume or curriculum vitae and the names and contact information of three references electronically via the following URL:

  7. In addition to the material provided online, applicants should send official transcripts of undergraduate and graduate work and have three letters of recommendation sent to:

Dr. Lynn Klyde-Silverstein, Search Committee Chair University of Northern Colorado School of Communication 501 20th St., Campus Box 114 Greeley, CO 80639 email:

  1. The application deadline is April 15, 2015.

  2. Location and Environment: The University of Northern Colorado is a state-funded school serving approximately 12,500 students. UNC is in Greeley, 60 miles north of Denver and 50 miles east of Rocky Mountain National Park. The journalism and mass communications program offers a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism and educates students to work in the areas of news and strategic communications. The program serves approximately 250 students. Visit JMC’s Web site at

The University of Northern Colorado is an AA/EO employer and is committed to fostering diversity in its student body, faculty and staff. AA/EO Office, Carter Hall 2011. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply for this position.

Expires: April 6, 2015

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