Global Editor – The Democrat and Chronicle in Rochester, NY

The Democrat and Chronicle newspaper in Rochester, New York is looking for a Global Editor. This information comes from Virgil Smith, who is the VP of Talent Management for Gannett, the company that owns this publication (via Parity Project director Kevin Olivas).

Please share this with journalists who might be interested in, and qualified for this, especially those from diverse backgrounds. Questions should be directed to Mr. Smith at:

Position is based in Rochester, NY and relocation would be required.

The Democrat and Chronicle in Rochester, N.Y., is looking for a global editor who would monitor its international and national coverage, with an emphasis on making connections of international events to the Rochester community. Duties include the production of multiple news platforms for the conversion desk; coordinating coverage of breaking news for online and print editions; supervising the selection of daily international and national stories; editing and posting online stories; wire editing, page designing; and acting as liaison with ethnic groups. The global editor must be collaborative and work with copy editors, designers and other conversion desk editors; must be savvy about all platforms, including mobile and new technologies as well as print; and must have packaging knowledge of print and digital platforms and Search Engine Optimization skills for the Web. The position requires work at night and on weekends.


· A bachelor’s degree is required. Knowledge of the CCI publishing system is helpful.

Virgil Smith

VP-Talent Management

Gannett Co., Inc.

703 854-2021 Fax

Or apply directly online by visiting:


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