Managing Editor

Peru Tribune
June 20, 2022
Peru, Indiana
Job Type


If you like working in a fast-paced environment with other like-minded people, this is the job for you. We are looking for someone who loves serving the community with high integrity and sharp journalism skills.

The Peru Tribune is seeking a managing editor who is passionate about local journalism and able to manage news operations at a paper that publishes five days a week with a small team of reporters, freelancers and interns. We need someone with strong organizational, writing and reporting skills. The right candidate will have the ability to produce hard news stories and features with a knack for getting to the heart of an issue while helping others do the same.

As the face of the editorial side of the Peru Tribune, the managing editor will need to forge strong working relationships with top officials and community leaders while managing our production and communication strategies at the paper. The managing editor is responsible for ensuring each paper meets daily newspaper and special publication deadlines. The print edition publishes on Wednesday and Saturday. This role works closely with the executive editor to create and execute readership strategies, playing a main role in story gathering and agenda setting.

This is a salaried position. Ability to work some nights and weekends is required. A license, good driving record and reliable transportation are required.

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits: Paid holidays, ten days (80 hours) of vacation pay, sick leave, 401k matching, health and dental insurance plans, personal day among others.


Work experience: prior news-writing experience, editorial experience, editing experience.

Education: college degree in journalism, communications, English or related field preferred

Job-related requirements: ability to manage multiple projects at one time.

Photography skills are preferred but not required.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

Please send your resume, salary requirements and writing samples to

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