Supervisory Editor (Newspaper)
European Stars and Stripes - Washington, DC

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Stars and Stripes, the independent daily newspaper devoted to covering the U.S. military overseas, is seeking our next Europe News Editor. This management position, based in Kaiserslautern, Germany, entails supervising the staff of Stars and Stripes news correspondents stationed throughout Europe. We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced editor with a keen eye for spotting compelling stories and a guiding hand to help reporters to tell them.

We place a premium on creative enterprise journalism focused on big-picture issues that directly affect U.S. service members, but we also never lose sight of our responsibility to report local stories that touch the troops and their families on the overseas bases where they live. If you're looking to join the staff of a scrappy, award-winning newspaper (in 2009 we won a Polk Award and a National Headliner Award) and you possess the editing chops to take a raw story and make it smooth and take a smooth story and make it sing, we'd like to hear from you. A minimum of three years experience as an editor at a newspaper, website or other media organization is required.

A broad vision of how photos, graphics and Internet story-telling tools can be used to enhance written stories is also strongly desired. The salary range for this position is $60,000-70,000 and overseas housing and cost-of-living allowances are also provided. Applicants must be U.S. citizens.

To apply, send resume and clips to: Stars and Stripes, Human Resource Office, Unit 29480, APO AE 09211, or e-mail to jobs@estripes.osd.mil . You must include announcement number EUNAFESS1101050 in subject line for consideration. Announcement close on January 24, 2011 at 12:00am (midnight) Eastern Time. For additional information about this position, please contact Scott Gray at 011-49-631-3615-9430 or e-mail as above.

Stars and Stripes is an equal opportunity employer.

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