Position: Managing Editor (The Tablet)

Reports to: Editor


The Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn’s award-winning weekly newspaper, The Tablet, is looking for a seasoned journalist to fill the role of managing editor. The Tablet­—in print since 1908—has a circulation of 42,000 is distributed in the New York Metro area and also reaches a national audience through its subscriber base. The managing editor is responsible for assisting in running the day-to-day editorial and production operations of the newspaper. The managing editor will work with the editor to select the paper’s content; will work with the assignment desk to select stories; edit reporter stories, as needed; and among other things, ensure that the style remains consistent. The Tablet is part of a larger news group that includes the Spanish-language newspaper, Nuestra Voz, the nightly newscast Currents News, and a digital department that oversees the group’s online content.


  • Assist in running the day-to-day editorial and production operations of the newspaper
  • Write articles, captions, and headlines as needed
  • Copy edit reporter articles
  • Work closely with assignment desk & digital content managers
  • Communicate and coordinate with columnists
  • Train new reporters and staff
  • Attend editorial and managers’ meetings and pitch enterprise stories
  • Identify articles for journalism award submissions


  • 4+ years as a newspaper editor
  • Degree in journalism, English, or equivalent
  • Excellent print writing skills and knowledge of the AP style
  • Excellent news judgment
  • Knowledge of libel laws
  • Knowledge of the Catholic Church
  • Ability to multitask with speed and accuracy
  • Thrives in a deadline-driven environment
  • Proven skills in management and leadership
  • Trained eye for design and layout
  • Adobe InDesign and InCopy
  • Photoshop (knowledge of Color Profiles, and color correction for a newspaper)
  • WordPress and working knowledge of SEO

About DeSales Media Group:

DeSales Media Group is the communications and technology non-profit based within the Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn. DeSales Media offers many services that include media relations and strategy, marketing and social media, ad sales, educational support, video production, and news production. DeSales Media operates NET-TV, a cable television channel that reaches more than two million people in the New York area. Its news group produces a nightly television program (Currents News), two award-winning newspapers (The Tablet and Nuestra Voz), and runs a news digital department that produces original content. DeSales Media is scheduled to move into a new state-of-the-art production facility in 2023 and is looking for creative and experienced professionals who are motivated to make a difference. The company offers competitive salaries, and many benefits including comprehensive medical and dental benefits, paid time off, and a 403b program with a company contribution.

To apply, qualified candidates should submit an application form, a non-generic cover letter, and a resume/CV.