The Salt Lake Tribune

Chief Content Officer, Editor-in-Chief
The Salt Lake Tribune, Inc., the nation’s first legacy newspaper to receive tax-exempt, non-profit status, is seeking an editor-in-chief to direct reporting and writing of news and commentary for readers in an adventurous endeavor that will be underwritten by a sustainable business model.

Think of it as a 150-year-old start up – with attendant restructuring challenges, risks and rewards. The new Tribune ought to display both daring innovation and traditional comfort elements that accompany the legacy of the state’s most trusted news source.

The editor-in-chief will report to The Tribune’s community-based Board of Directors. The EIC will have day-to-day authority over the content of news on all platforms. Additionally, this individual will be expected to engage with Utah residents and communities.

The successful applicant must have common sense journalistic values, an innovative and successful track record with digital/print news operations, keen managerial and editing instincts, an appreciation of in-depth and watchdog journalism and the self-confidence to oversee a pattern of growth and excellence in general sync with the Board of Directors.
3 September 2020