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Gulfshore Business seeks a senior writer/editor to work with our editorial team, providing coverage of the Southwest Florida business community. The ideal candidate should understand the Fort Myers/Lee County business landscape and the importance of local community news with the ability to write clean copy on deadline that’s accurate, thorough, concise and thought provoking.

Responsibilities...
• Meet daily, monthly deadlines
• Pursue exclusive content on a variety of topics from real estate to education to government
• Develop long-form enterprise and investigative pieces
• Cultivate and maintain a network of sources and relationships with key players in our communities
• Dig underneath the words of city/county government agendas to find what’s really coming up at government meetings
• Attend city/county government meetings

The ideal candidate will have:
• A bachelor’s degree and seven-plus years of experience working in daily or weekly newsroom environments
• Exceptional writing and editing skills with the ability to produce content that is fair, accurate and thorough
• Talent for identifying fresh angles on the news of the day, consistently pitching fresh, creative approaches that gives the “daily” story more perspective
• A demonstrated ability to dig deeper into important stories with a thirst for digging through documents and building sources
• A willingness to tackle any assignment from features and enterprise to government and business
• An understanding of both the limitations of immediacy and advantages of long-range issues for monthly publications

Benefits:

Full-time new hires: Eligible to participate in all Company benefit plans, including:
• Health, Dental, Vision Insurance, and HSA
• 1st of the month after 30 days of employment
• Subject to plan terms
• Eligibility for company-paid benefits such as life insurance & EAP and employee-paid benefits such as short-term disability
• PTO – Earned on Accrual Basis
• Company-Paid Holidays
• 401(k)

Southwest Florida is often praised as being one of the healthiest and happiest places in the world with miles of white-sand beaches and a dynamic community. Broadcast Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we are a drug-free and smoke-free environment.

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