The Daily News Publishing Co. seeks a Managing Editor to oversee its award-winning coverage of business and government news in both of its publications: The Daily News and The Memphis News. Reporting to the Associate Publisher & Executive Editor, this is the No. 2 position in the newsroom.
The Managing Editor provides day-to-day newsroom leadership, guiding the editorial staff in developing and executing news stories, features, trend pieces and other information of interest to Mid-South community in both the print and digital products. Enthusiasm for the work and the market and a willingness to get involved in the community, be visible and accessible are a must. It is expected that the Managing Editor will work collaboratively with other departments.
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Google released its 2014 trends report today. Here’s what Memphis had on its mind, based on the fastest-rising search requests of the year.
- Robin Williams
- World Cup
- iPhone 6
- 2014 calendar
- Credit Karma
- Google Drive
- Ariana Grande
- Jennifer Lawrence
As for the city’s top image searches in 2014, Ebola came in at first (search that one at your own risk), followed by Iggy Azalea and Frozen.
You can dig into all of Memphis’ top searches here.
Memphis Police have issued an advisory about traffic related to the St. Jude Marathon tomorrow. Rolling street closures start at 6 a.m.
Here’s the advisory, followed by course maps … Read more »
Click here to view/download your sample ballot.
Early voting is underway through Oct. 30 in advance of the Nov. 4 election day. Here is the sample ballot from the Shelby County Election Commission for you to mark with your choices and use when you vote. (You are going to vote, aren’t you?)
Here are a few more things you need to know:
• WHAT: A few highlights from this year’s ballot: the races for governor, U.S. Senate and House; four state Constitutional amendments; and, depending on where you live, wine in grocery stores (Memphis, Arlington, Bartlett, Collierville, Germantown and Millington) or liquor by the drink (Lakeland).
• WHEN: Mondays-Fridays from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Oct. 30
• WHERE: 21 polling sites across Shelby County (view the list here). You can vote at any of the 21 locations, no matter where you live.
• WHAT YOU NEED: State or federal photo ID – driver’s license, passport, military ID, etc.
Want even more info? Check out the Shelby County Election Commission website at ShelbyVote.com. And follow @tdnpols for early voting updates, election night returns, and all the other political news you need to know.
The Memphis Jewish community along with other representatives from the Memphis area plans to hold a rally in support of Israel tonight at 5:30 at Temple Israel, 1376 E. Massey Road.
The event comes as Israel and Hamas have been engaged in a fierce military struggle for a few weeks now. The rally will last one hour and will include remarks from Rabbi Micah Greenstein of Temple Israel, Dr. Keith Norman of First Baptist Church-Broad, Church Health Center executive director Dr. Scott Morris, Rabbi Joel Finkelstein of Anshei Sphard-Beth El Emeth, and Rabbi Shai Finkelstein of Baron Hirsch Synagogue.
“The Rally of Solidarity and Support of Israel” is being sponsored by the Memphis Jewish Federation, which serves as the local Jewish community’s central planning body.