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This list is provided by the Northern Star at Northern Illinois University, for Northern Star Alumni and for the Northern Illinois Newspaper Association. The list is updated regularly. Anyone is invited to submit media-related job listings to Jim Killam by e-mail or fax (815-753-0708).




Group News Editor. Posted 11-11-11. Woodward Communications, Inc. is seeking a Group News Editor for the Dyersville Commercial and Cascade Pioneer weekly newspapers.

The qualified candidate must have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent; a minimum of two years of newspaper or related media/communications experience, combined with supervisory experience being preferred; and have ability with management concepts and practices including budgeting, overall newspaper operations and current events.

The position includes working with the publisher on the planning, directing and executing editorial content of both papers. It includes writing editorials, and assigning local stories and photographs to the editorial staff as well as covering stories with reporting and photography.

Ability with Indesign, Photoshop, Excel, web elements, video and social media preferred.

WCI offers a competitive salary and benefits package, which includes an employee stock ownership plan, 401k, and other company benefits.

For consideration, apply online at www.wcinet.com/career.cfm.

Dyersville Commercial and Cascade are part of Woodward Community Media, a division of Woodward Communications, Inc. and an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Editorial Assistant. Posted 11-21-11. Crain Communications in Chicago has an opening for an editorial assistant. See listing here.

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