The Arizona Republic/azcentral.com, part of the USA TODAY NETWORK, is looking for a strategic, innovative coach to lead coverage of local issues through the lenses of equity, accountability and potential solutions. In this job, you would direct a team of reporters who focus on topics where social disparities come into play. The team includes reporters working on a grant-funded effort to cover housing insecurity in Arizona and and reporters who have schools, consumer protection and solutions journalism beats.
Lead your team in developing exclusive enterprise and investigations that prompt action and improve community life.
Coach reporters in sophisticated storytelling techniques for digital platforms and print.
Use analytics and other tools to shape coverage that continuously grows the digital audience and drives subscriptions.
Act as a public ambassador through community outreach and connect with readers through social media.
Recruit and nurture a diverse, skilled staff and elevate their skills through coaching and training.