Lincoln Journal Star Agricultural Publications Editor in Tekamah, Nebraska

Description

Position at Midwest Messenger

The Midwest’s #1 agriculture publishing company is seeking a full time editor to join the editorial department responsible for publishing Midwest Messenger and Today’s Producer. This position would contribute content, work with correspondents, layout and design the publication and report on ag news in the Nebraska, Kansas, Iowa and Oklahoma markets.

Individual will also contribute, share and coordinate content with other Lee-Agri Media operations including Iowa Farmer Today, Farm & Ranch Guide, Tri-State Neighbor, Minnesota Farm Guide, Missouri Farmer Today and many other publications.

The successful applicant will work from the Tekamah, NE office (near Omaha) and will be instrumental in contributing and developing content for the operation. We are seeking an experienced journalist who can bring their knowledge of the reporting to the ag industry. We are also seeking a professional who has experience working with digital media including video production, publishing content online and social media.

A self-starter with excellent writing, computer, communication and organizational skills is necessary. Applicant must have experience working with Adobe Suite software, including InDesign. A valid driver’s license, current insurance, and good driving record are required. Minimum 5 years of journalism experience and a journalism/writing degree is required.

We offer a competitive salary and expense reimbursement; medical, dental, vision and life insurance benefits; vacation, sick and holiday pay; and a 401k retirement plan.

We are a drug free work place and all applicants considered for the employment must pass a post-offer drug screen prior to commencing employment.

Applications are accepted at www.midwestmessenger.com/workhere