Business Editor

Portland Press Herald
Portland, Maine
Application Deadline: September 1, 2023

Job Description

The Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram – which is now a nonprofit news organization – seeks an outstanding, accomplished journalist to direct business news coverage. We are an ambitious news organization with high standards and a talented staff, and we need a superb journalist to help lead our efforts. We aim to do it all – breaking news, compelling narratives, major investigations, data-driven journalism with engaging interactives. The business editor supervises five reporters and works closely with the other assignment editors, web editors and visuals editors. We care deeply about beautiful writing, but our news organization’s defining characteristic is watchdog journalism.

Job Qualifications

You must be able to juggle a lot: big enterprise stories, medium-length dailies and quick breaking news. You will oversee major projects and may be called upon occasionally to help produce special news sections.If you are the best at what you do and share our passion for ambitious journalism, this is the opportunity you’ve been waiting for. You will be part of Maine’s finest and largest newsgathering operation, and you’ll live in a region with an extraordinarily high quality of life. A minimum of five years of daily news experience is required.

How to Apply

Send your resume and five examples of work you directed to Executive Editor Steve Greenlee at
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