From June 2006 to October 2008 I co-managed a ten-reporter newsroom for Idaho’s most award-winning small newspaper, the Idaho Mountain Express in Ketchum, Idaho.
Work included assuming full responsibilities of the Editor-in-Chief in his absence, up to a month at a time and several months in total. Day-in and day-out responsibilities included editing news, features and editorials for content and grammar, planning future issues and maintaining employee morale. I also assisted with personnel issues including hiring and resource management, and undertook several large investigative journalism projects.
I also conducted weekly writing workshops with staff writers and was the newspaper’s go-to writer for intensive and/or sensitive topics.