Editor of the NC Insider (Raleigh, NC)

The job is the editor of the NC Insider, state government newsletter based in Raleigh, North Carolina. The Insider is a MondayFriday newsletter that provides both news and opinion relating to state government and politics in North Carolina. The Insider Editor has a desk at the legislature and works there much of the year. The Insider Editor has responsibility for the Insider newsletter’s daily news package, writing original news reports and directing the efforts of the Insider’s news team while coordinating with the state news desk of The News & Observer. The Insider Editor also writes a column on state government and politics that appears in newspapers across the state.

Link to job info is here: http://newsobserver.theresumator.com/apply/aMyFtCV6qd/Insider-Editor

What company is the job with?
NC Insider, a product from the News & Observer, a newspaper in Raleigh, North Carolina owned by McClatchy.

Is it full-time, part-time or an internship?

Is it a paid position?
Paid, salary is negotiable.

Are benefits included?
Yes — all benefits including vision, health, dental and life.

How much and what kind of experience is required?
Bachelor’s degree, preferably in journalism or related field. Qualified journalists will have 10 years experience in a professional news setting, and will have demonstrated exceptional reporting, writing and editing skills. Knowledge of the legislative process in general, and of North Carolina politics in particular, is strongly desired. Experience working in a new-media environment and working in multiple publishing platforms a plus. Must be familiar with AP style and able to work independently to produce clean copy under deadline.

How do applicants apply?
Online link here: http://newsobserver.theresumator.com/apply/aMyFtCV6qd/Insider-Editor

Who do they contact? 
Lauren Horsch, Insider Reporter, lhorsch@ncinsider.com or laurenhorsch@gmail.com
Clifton Dowell, Insider General Manager, cdowell@ncinsider.com

What application materials do you request?
Online application requires personal statement cover letter and resume, writing samples are encouraged

What is the deadline for application?
No deadline right now.