VP Content, Executive Editor

TBC Media is searching for a dynamic newsroom leader to help continue its innovation and audience development drive for our daily The Bakersfield Californian, bakersfield.com and our niche products. This position will be responsible for strategic positioning of TBC Media's industry-leading print and digital content channels, including all products and social media platforms. This person should have 10-15 years of steadily responsible newsroom leadership roles, with an emphasis on multimedia and audience development in addition to a strong command of multimedia opportunities, including use of video and audio.  The successful candidate must be able to lead the planning and execution of all content strategies, must be innovative, creative and able to advance the integration of digital and print products. We are looking for someone who has strong leadership skills to manage and lead the newsroom while motivating and developing employees to create opportunities for growth.  This person will represent TBC Media at community events, on camera and through our media partners on television and radio. 

The Bakersfield Californian is a 150-year-old, family-owned daily newspaper with a strong digital presence that serves Kern County, one of the fastest-growing regions in California. We have a small, hard-working staff of award-winning reporters, photographers and designers who take pride in their work and their role in the community. 

Interested individuals should submit a resume to:
The Bakersfield Californian
ATTN:  Human Resources – VP Content, Executive Editor
PO Box 440
Bakersfield, CA  93302-0440
Fax 661 395-7484
E-mail jobs@bakersfield.com

All applicants are subject to a pre-employment drug screen and a background investigation.