Hour Media, Editor - MI

Royal Oaks, MI
Nov 13, 2012
Jan 15, 2013
Editorial, Reporting
Job Type
Full Time

Location: Royal Oak, MI

Well-established, award winning and general interest city magazine, Hour Detroit, is seeking to fill its editor position.

The qualified candidate will lead a talented staff of editors, writers and designers who develop content for the brand along with several other ancillary titles. This full-time position will be based in Hour Media’s Royal Oak, MI office.

A journalism degree or related field and four to six years of experience and knowledge of AP style desired. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Researching and developing story ideas pertinent to the region, editing all areas of magazine and ancillaries, heavy collaboration with design and maintaining a close working relationship with production and management.
  • Excellent creative skills and strong headline and deck writing are essential.
  • Editorial and art budget responsibility, including establishing and maintaining contracts for contributing writers/columnists along with oversight of photographers and illustrator agreements. Generate column and article ideas.
  • Plan, develop and oversee content for Hour Detroit in all its communication channels (print, web, digital edition, eNewsletters, social media, video, etc.).
  • Some writing required on an as-needed basis.
  • Oversight of editing and proofing all brand content for grammar, style, accuracy and clarity.
  • Plan and write editorial calendar for media kits annually.

How to Apply: Please send a cover letter and resume to the attention of: editjobs@hour-media.com