Website The Ventura County Star

The Ventura County Star, part of the USA TODAY NETWORK, has an immediate opening for a full-time news director and dynamic leader to oversee the newsroom in Camarillo, Calif. The news director, the top editor in the newsroom, is responsible for leading a team of reporters and photographers in providing high-quality journalism using data and analysis to zero in on the topics and issues most important to key audiences.

The editor will coach reporters to make strategic decisions about coverage and direct and champion investigative and watchdog journalism. The successful candidate will be comfortable being the public face of the Ventura County Star and work to increase the visibility of the news organization in the city, county and state. This newsroom also provides news to the USA TODAY NETWORK and collaborates closely with other Gannett newsrooms across California. More

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