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Columbus Weddings and Dispatch Magazines Special Sections Editor

Gannett Co., Inc.

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    May 2, 2024
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Columbus Weddings and Dispatch Magazines Special Sections Editor

Req #41794

Columbus, OH, USA

Job Description

Posted Wednesday, April 17, 2024, 11:00 PM

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Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is a diversified media company with expansive reach at the national and local level dedicated to empowering and enriching communities. We seek to inspire, inform, and connect audiences as a scalable, growth focused media and digital marketing solutions company. We endeavor to deliver essential content, marketing solutions, and experiences for curated audiences, advertisers, consumers, and stakeholders by leveraging our diverse teams and suite of products to enrich the local communities and businesses we serve. Our current portfolio of trusted media brands includes the USA TODAY NETWORK, comprised of the national publication, USA TODAY, and local media organizations in the United States, and Newsquest, a wholly-owned subsidiary operating in the United Kingdom. Our digital marketing solutions brand, LocaliQ, uses innovation and software to enable small and medium-sized businesses to grow, and USA TODAY NETWORK Ventures, our events division, creates impactful consumer engagements, promotions, and races. Gannett open roles are featured on various external job boards. When applying to a position at Gannett, you should be completing an application on Gannett Careers via Dayforce. Job postings directing you to complete an application on other external sites may not be valid. To connect with us, visit

Columbus Weddings and Dispatch Magazines Special Sections Editor

Dispatch Magazines in Columbus is seeking an editor to oversee Columbus Weddings, a semi-annual publication, and special sections and advertorial content for sister publications Columbus Monthly and Columbus CEO.


Columbus Weddings

  • Conceptualize stories and Real Weddings features for each issue of the of the magazine (June, December) based on real wedding submissions, pitches from freelancers and/or vendors, etc.
  • Post regular content to the Weddings front online (ideally 2-4 times per week; one story per week minimum)
  • Coordinate content for biweekly (or weekly) newsletter and deliver to web editor.
  • Post regularly to social (Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest and Twitter) to promote web content, newsletter signup, real wedding submissions, etc.

Special Sections Editor:

  • Conceptualize unique angles for each story. Work with sales reps to identify committed advertisers. Assign the stories and edit delivered copy (or write it personally). Source photography.


  • Bachelor’s or master’s in communications, journalism or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Strong background in digital content production and management, including search engine optimization, metrics analysis, social media strategies and digital innovation as well as identifying trending content.
  • Experience in Magazine Publications and or Wedding/Event Planning.
  • Advanced knowledge of social media and customer feedback tools, including how to respond and engage customers on digital platforms in the public space.
  • Creative advertorial and design in print and online necessary.
  • Excellent organizational, inter-personal and communication skills.
  • Exceptional planning and organizational skills.
  • Industry knowledge.
  • Keen eye for proofreading and command of AP style.
  • Be considered as a thought-leader in digital/social media content and stays current on digital content trends.

Application Instructions

We are eager to learn more about you and how you fit this role. When you apply, don’t limit your upload to a resume; show us what you’ve done. To do so, put together a single document file that includes the following, in this order:

  • Your resume – one to two pages.
  • A cover letter that outlines how you would approach the job.
  • Links to 3-6 online samples of your work. Show us what you’ve produced or had a hand in that best reflects what you can do in your desired role.

It is important that these items be assembled into a single document and uploaded in PDF format. Completing these steps will ensure that your application receives the highest consideration.




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