Oklahoma Watch Seeks Enterprise Editor

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Oklahoma Watch is seeking an enterprise editor to help lead its small but growing team of staff reporters and freelance writers in producing investigative stories and multimedia on important issues.

Oklahoma Watch, a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, distributes stories to about 100 news outlets around the state and posts its content on its website. It covers topics such as education, health care, mental health, corrections, criminal justice, poverty, government and public money.

Candidates should have at least five years of line-editing and management experience, strong news judgment and excellent word-editing skills. Working with the executive editor, the enterprise editor will lead reporters to dig for stories that hold public officials and systems accountable and uncover revealing facts and trends.

He or she will also take a lead in expanding use of social media, audio, video and data journalism. The position will be based at Oklahoma Watch’s main offices located at the University of Oklahoma’s Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication in Norman.

Salary and benefits are competitive. Please email a resume and eight to 10 examples of editing and reporting work to David Fritze at dfritze@oklahomawatch.org.