Managing Editor


Capital Journal
Pierre, S.D.
Date posted: Nov. 15, 2019

The Capital Journal, a five-day community newspaper, is looking for a top-notch, go-getter, who loves story-telling, facilitating community discourse and helping team members grow. Our newsroom is small and fierce, with four reporters covering the state capital and the beautiful town of Pierre and Ft. Pierre along the Missouri River in the great state of South Dakota.

This position requires analytical skills, people skills, the joy of writing and editing copy, and a willingness to be a lifelong learner. The ideal candidate is someone who seeks adventure, cultivates a positive and focused environment and showcases a love of the English language — knowledge of Associated Press style and AP copy and headline writing are preferred.

The managing editor crafts the editorial goals for the community newspaper, and provides clarity and fair consideration throughout the pages of the print and digital products. Adhering to deadlines is a critical part of this job opportunity as is having strong organizational skills.

This is a full-time position and as part of Wick Communications, we offer a strong package of pay and benefits, including base salary, bonus plan, medical, vision, dental and a 401(k). See our website at and learn about our parent company at We are an equal opportunity employer.

To apply:

Please submit a letter of interest, resume and salary requirements, references and examples of writings, headlines and editing, to Publisher John Clark at and Group Publisher Ken Harty at

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