Company: Tribune Publishing
Location: Deerfield Beach
Posted on: May 3, 2021
Director for Opinion leads the Sun Sentinels opinion leadership
strategy and is chiefly responsible for determining the Sun
Sentinels public positions on state, local and national issues in
accordance with institutional mission and guidance from Sun
Sentinel Editor-in-Chief. As part of these responsibilities, the
Opinion Content Director develops and advocates for Sun Sentinels
public policy agenda and directs its political endorsement process.
This editor plays a unique role in communicating the institutions
values and priorities on all platforms, with a digital-first
mentality, and in public appearances.
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the Sun Sentinels editorial positions, in conjunction with the
Opinions team, with an emphasis on local and state
about three editorials per week, two on issues of importance to the
South Florida community and one on statewide issues. Publishes them
on Sunsentinel.com and in print.
- Use social
media and SEO best practices to spark readership and conversation
about Opinion content.
- Oversee the
Opinions channel on Sunsentinel.com and the opinion journalist
assigned to maintain it.
- In concert
with the Editor in Chief, the Opinion Editor develops our opinion
leadership strategy, and how it will be executed in digital, print
and social media. This may include new features that engage our
audiences in new ways.
the Sun Sentinel in company-sponsored public policy forums;
represents the Sentinel in television, radio and other media
interviews and discussion forums.
commentary from external sources, including civic and political
leaders whose viewpoints are relevant to the news and germane to
the Sun Sentinel public policy priorities.
- Works in
conjunction with the Orlando Sentinel on statewide opinion strategy
while being true to the Sun Sentinels institutional values and
priorities, and representing market differences.
- Works with
Editor in developing and implementing news and organizational
- Works with
Editor in communicating priorities, strategies, values and
expertise on a broad range of public policy, political and other
skill and experience in formulating and writing opinion
news judgment and consummate editorial skills, such as shaping
connections with the civic and political power structure in South
Florida and the ability to navigate this landscape.
people management skills, including a combination of toughness and
communication and coaching skills.
critical thinking skills, alloyed with skepticism, optimism and
- Ability to
think strategically about audience, media and operating in the
about the world, events, past, present and future.
of South Florida and Florida.
- At least 10
years experience in significant editorial management
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