Careers

People Newspapers Editor

People Newspapers, a D Magazine affiliate is seeking an Editor to oversee and steward the publication of our two monthly community newspapers, Park Cities People and Preston Hollow People, as well as ancillary publications both in print and online.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage a team of freelance writers and photographers
  • Assign and edit stories for both editions
  • Work with writers on story and special section development
  • Work collaboratively with Publisher and Art/Production on developing special sections and story packages
  • Act as voice for the paper in the community by being involved

Requirements, Experience, and Attributes of Ideal Candidates

  • Bachelor’s degree + 2-3 years newsroom experience
  • Management experience a plus
  • Exceptional organizational, written and verbal communication skills
  • Loyal, honest, high-energy, driven, strong work ethic, good sense of humor

Compensation and Benefits

  • Competitive comp plan
  • People Newspapers benefits include medical, dental insurance, disability and retirement savings.

To apply for this position, email cover letter and resume to Publisher Pat Martin at pat.martin@peoplenewspapers.com. No phone calls please.


People Newspapers Assistant Editor

People Newspapers, a D Magazine affiliate, is seeking an Assistant Editor to support the Editor in overseeing and stewarding the publication of our two monthly community newspapers, Park Cities People and Preston Hollow People, as well as ancillary publications both in print and online.

Key Responsibilities

  • Reporting and writing for print and online publications
  • Assist in assigning and editing stories for both editions
  • Work with Editor and writers on story and special section development
  • Work collaboratively with Art/Production on developing special sections and story packages

Requirements, Experience, and Attributes of Ideal Candidates

  • Bachelor’s degree + 1-3 years newsroom experience
  • Exceptional organizational, written and verbal communication skills
  • Loyal, honest, high-energy, driven, strong work ethic, good sense of humor

Compensation and Benefits

  • Competitive comp plan
  • People Newspapers benefits include medical, dental insurance, disability and retirement savings.

To apply for this position, email cover letter and resume to Todd Jorgenson at editor@peoplenewspapers.com. No phone calls please.


Part-Time Assistant Art Director

People Newspapers a D Magazine affiliate, is seeking an Assistant Art Director to help produce two monthly community newspapers, a weekly tab supplement and various digital products.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work with art director and editors, freelance writers and photographers to design and produce print and digital newspapers, magazines, blogs and e-newsletters
  • Work with sales department to produce advertisements to be placed in all People Newspapers print and digital products
  • Work with Publisher and other key staff members on marketing material, sales pieces and client proposals
  • Manage relationship with production team at print facility
  • Assist with development of special sections
  • Oversee photo shoots

Requirements, Experience, and Sales Attributes of Ideal Candidates

  • 3+ year’s experience in graphic design and or production
  • High level of knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite 6 for Mac, specifically: Photoshop, InDesign, InCopy, Illustrator, Distiller, and Acrobat
  • Experienced in assessing and enhancing CMYK and B&W photography and art for press ready production. Working knowledge of pre-filighting files, performing quality evaluations, and making necessary revisions in order to ensure quality reproduction
  • Experienced in web content production using: WordPress, MailChimp, Issuu, Wufoo, and DoubleClick
  • CSS & HTML experience desired, but not required
  • Experience with Google Analytics a plus
  • Ability to work both independently and as a team player
  • Exceptional organizational, written and verbal communication skills
  • Loyal, honest, high-energy, strong work ethic, good sense of humor

Compensation and Benefits

  • Compensation commensurate with experience
  • Benefits include medical, dental insurance, disability, retirement savings, paid holidays, and personal days

Send Cover letter, resume, work samples and salary requirements to People Newspapers’ Art Director Elizabeth Ygartua at elizabeth.ygartua@peoplenewspapers.com. No phone calls please.