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Posted on 12.17.07
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  • Posted on 12.17.07

Dave Drebes’ ACC, via the all-seeing John Combest:

Company: St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Position: Seeking Political Editor
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
Job Status: Full-time
Salary: Negotiable
Ad Expires: December 21, 2007
Job ID: 838538


We are seeking a dynamic, creative and knowledgable editor to lead our political and elections coverage. This person must have strong news judgment, the ability to juggle multiple tasks and a proven record of collaboration. We want someone with a strong sense of urgency, fairness, sophistication and open-mindedness in developing coverage.

Candidates need to have strong planning, organizational and editing skills. They also must have a solid grasp of the elements of newsgathering for print and online.

This person will oversee a team of reporters responsible for regional and local political coverage and will be in charge of local, state and national elections coverage. The political editor will work closely with the national editor and the Washington D.C. bureau. And this editor must have the ideas and wherewithal to expand and improve our online political and elections coverage.

Deadline was November 30. Who got the job?