Managing Editor

The East Oregonian, an award-winning five-day-a-week newspaper in Pendleton, Ore., is looking for a Managing Editor to lead its outstanding newsroom.

Based in historic Pendleton — home to the world-famous Round-Up and woolen mill — the EO is a small town newspaper with a statewide and regional outlook. We serve diverse communities throughout Morrow and Umatilla counties in northeast Oregon, including a branch office in nearby Hermiston.

The EO is one of four northeast Oregon properties operated by the family-owned EO Media Group. The company operates 11 newspapers and 13 websites. Recognized regionally and nationally for its enterprise and excellence, the East Oregonian places a premium on vital local content.

Writing, editing and management experience are essential to this position. At least 5-10 years of professional journalism experience is required, with at least three years of direct newsroom management experience. Successful experience in directing and inspiring staff, superior editorial writing and a passion for community journalism are essential qualifications. Experience in web-first reporting and social media is a plus.

The position offers a competitive salary, a solid benefits package and the opportunity to live in Eastern Oregon near the scenic Blue Mountains and abundant outdoor recreation.

Good driving record and reliable transportation required. Benefits include Paid Time Off (PTO), 401(k)/Roth 401(k) retirement plan and insurances.

Send your resume and cover letter telling us how your prior experience has prepared your for this position, along with your salary requirements to EO Media Group, PO Box 2048, Salem, OR  97308-2048 or e-mail to hr@eomediagroup.com