McClatchy and the Miami Herald are seeking a creative, collaborative news leader to lead one of America’s great metro news organizations, the Miami Herald and el Nuevo Herald.
As Executive Editor, the person in this role will work with a talented team of journalists to reach an ever-growing and increasingly diverse audience of readers, viewers, and listeners in South Florida. The opportunity is to accelerate our digital transition, leveraging a storied brand and high-impact newsroom into a sustainable news operation that produces both accountability journalism and breaking news that is first and best on the most important issues to our local communities.
The successful candidate will be a talented news editor who can help draw the best work from our reporters, editors, and visual journalists. This person must be a thoughtful leader with experience in newsroom transformation, someone able to approach the role with fresh ideas on how to serve an audience that is as diverse as the country overall.
We are looking for an accomplished business leader with strong communication skills and a leader who can drive engagement at all levels of the organization. The person in this position should be eager to collaborate with colleagues at all levels of the Herald organization and across the McClatchy enterprise.
Success in this role will be measured by the distinctive journalism produced by the Herald newsroom as well as audience and subscriber growth for that differentiated content. This requires a command of audience analytics and knowledge of the tactics that deliver results, as well as a desire to experiment, iterate, and adjust as the news environment dictates.
Change is a central feature of a digital newsroom, and the next Executive Editor must be both confident and conscientious in guiding a motivated newsroom to always keep our community’s interests at the heart of our journalism.
If this is you, please apply.
- At least 10 years of experience as a successful leader of a newsroom or large team
- Experience working with news analytics to grow audience and drive subscriptions
- Experience as a multi-platform storyteller, with passion for the written word as well as video.audio experience is a bonus.
- Knowledge of Miami and South Florida, and the many communities served by el Nuevo Herald
- Ability to communicate in Spanish is a significant advantage.
The McClatchy Company, LLC, The Miami Herald and el Nuevo Herald News is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug-free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, education, political affiliation, or veteran status.