Editorial Writer
Northeast Ohio Media Group - Cleveland, OH

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Help steer the region to a more robust future while showcasing your superior journalism skills in a state-of-the-art digital newsroom as you play a key role in a cutting-edge media organization. As an Editorial Writer in our Cleveland office, you will be a senior member of a team whose work helps form public policy and is showcased online at cleveland.com and in print in The Plain Dealer.

If you have a strong understanding of how the politics and business community work in Cleveland, the desire to attract a larger audience into our discourse while creating communities around your pieces, and the ability to analyze situations from all sides and play devil's advocate, then consider joining the exciting new Northeast Ohio Media Group.

To be a good fit for the Editorial Writer opportunity, you will have:

A bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

10+ years of journalism experience in a daily newspaper or online news agency with proven reporting and writing ability

Demonstrated familiarity with the politics and workings of Ohio state government, Ohio municipal governments, and Ohio business, environmental, transportation, and educational issues, and major players in Northeast Ohio

Experience writing opinions for a news outlet, preferably as a column or editorial writer

The ability to work under deadline pressure and prioritize tasks appropriately

Solid understanding of news writing, journalistic ethics and story structure

An understanding of the imperatives of multiple platforms including print, mobile, and Internet

Proven ability to utilize a broad set of tools to tell stories and engage the audience

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Northeast Ohio Media Group is a new, digitally focused company that will launch in the summer of 2013. Northeast Ohio Media Group will represent cleveland.com and the Sun News and be responsible for all multimedia ad sales and marketing for The Plain Dealer, the Sun News and cleveland.com. It will also provide content to The Plain Dealer, cleveland.com and the Sun News. More information about Northeast Ohio Media Group is available here .

Northeast Ohio Media Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, physical or mental impairment, sexual orientation or any other category protected under federal, state or local law.

Northeast Ohio Media Group endeavors to make cleveland.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact tdavis@dtoolbox.com.

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