Executive Editor and Professor of Practice at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University

January 29, 2021
Syracuse, NY

Executive Editor and Professor of Practice 

The S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University seeks a visionary journalist to join our team as an executive editor, a new position in the school’s journalism division. The successful candidate will create and foster industry partnerships with national and local media outlets to elevate and publish the work of Newhouse undergraduate and graduate students with particular focus on those from the journalism programs (Magazine, News and Digital Journalism; Broadcast and Digital Journalism; and Visual Communications). 

The executive editor will work with top-rated professors to showcase talented student journalists, including those in our award-winning, student-run media enterprises: The NewsHouse, Citrus TV, NCC News, Orange Television Network, The Stand and multiple campus magazines. This hire will work to create a cohesive presence across these numerous student-media outlets connected to the school. 

The successful candidate possesses substantial professional experience managing partnerships, working with teams and creating content on multiple platforms, including demonstrated experience with multimedia, data visualization and leading digital platforms and tools. Candidates will have robust portfolios demonstrating current skills and significant industry connections. Applicants must demonstrate the potential to bring national visibility to the school through innovative approaches to journalism, industry connectivity, and the advancement and promotion of student work. 

Ideal applicants share the Newhouse School’s commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion in journalism and higher education and can articulate how their past experience has equipped them with the ability to contribute to the School’s commitment to diversity and inclusion and the student experience. 

For full description and online application instructions, please go to our online employment site www.sujobopps.com
● Enter Job # 075528
● Hit “Search”.
● Hit “View Details 

In addition to completing an online application, please submit a cover letter that addresses how your experience will make you successful in meeting the expectations and needs of this position identified in the job description; résumé or vitae; link to a digital portfolio or top three work examples; and a list of four references (contact name, email, and phone number for each) must be submitted. 

Applications will be reviewed as they arrive with full consideration given to those received by February 28, 2021. The search will continue until this position is filled. 

Applications from women and minority candidates are especially encouraged. Syracuse University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

For more information, contact Melissa Chessher, Department Chair/Search Committee Chair, Magazine News & Digital Journalism, S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, Syracuse University. Phone: 315-443-4038. Email: [email protected]