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The Dallas Observer has an immediate opening for a full-time restaurant critic. We want someone who is passionate about food, knowledgeable about the restaurant industry and is able to produce stylish, opinionated columns. This position requires a 1,500-word weekly restaurant review, plus additional writing, blogging and/or editing duties based on the applicant's experience.
Send cover letter, writing samples and résumé to: Mark Donald, 2501 Oak Lawn Ave., Suite 700, Dallas, TX 75219
We also have an immediate opening for a Web editor to help coordinate dallasobserver.com's blogs and slideshows, increase the site's traffic, manage freelance contributors, and work with reporters and editors on multimedia enhancements to print stories.
The ideal candidate will have a journalism background that includes writing and photography experience, audio and video editing skills, basic HTML troubleshooting and Web analytics knowledge. If a candidate is lacking in any of these areas, an ability and willingness to learn quickly will be key. Those who should not apply: designers, developers and those who simply want to write.
If you qualify, send a résumé and cover letter, with URLs to writing and photography examples, to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Put DALLAS WEB EDITOR in the subject line. No hard copy applications will be accepted.