^ I Support Local Community Journalism Support the independent voice of Phoenix and help keep the future of the New Times clear. The Phoenix New Times now has a position for a seasoned journalist with a keen understanding of food and the ability to write engagingly about it. The food editor directs coverage of the New Times’ restaurant industry, recruits and oversees freelance writers, arranges and edits stories, writes food posts on a daily basis, and runs special projects. This is a full time position based in Phoenix. The salary range is 45K-55K, depending on qualifications. Benefits include paid time off, 401,000, flexible spending accounts, health / dental / vision insurance, among others. Qualified candidates for this full-time position should: * have a deep understanding of the food and restaurant industries * be able to write well-reported and thought-provoking stories * have the instinct of a news writer to uncover and source those stories * be able Edit stories quickly and effectively * Have a strong background in social media and online journalismIf that’s you, write a cover letter discussing: the scope and sources of your culinary knowledge; the specifics of your editing experience; and your vision for future New Times coverage. Include a résumé and three links about your best work and send it to: PHXemail@example.com. Keep Phoenix New Times Free … Since we started Phoenix New Times, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Phoenix, and we want it to stay that way. We offer our readers free access to concise coverage of local news, food and culture. We produce stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with bold coverage, stylish writing, and staff who have won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists’ Sigma Delta Chi Award to the Casey Medal for the Deserving Journalism. But with the existence of local journalism under siege and the setbacks in advertising revenues having a bigger impact, it is now more important than ever for us to raise funds to fund our local journalism. You can help by joining our “I Support” membership program which allows us to continue to cover Phoenix without paywalls. David Hudnall is the editor-in-chief of the Phoenix New Times. He was previously the editor of The Pitch in Kansas City.