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Support the independent voice of Houston and help keep the future of Houston Press free.

The Houston Press is looking to fill its new position of Arts & Culture Editor. Applicants should be well versed in blogging, Twitter, and Facebook, have interest in and knowledge of the arts scene in Houston, and be able to write clearly, cleverly and with the ability to apply criticism and praise as needed.

The Arts & Culture Editor will write blog and print items, assign stories to freelancers and edit copy, tweet, and work closely with our Night & Day editor. Areas of coverage will include visual and performance arts, the symphony, dance, comedy clubs, fashion and architecture. Knowledge of photography and video is a plus. This is a fulltime position with benefits.

Anyone interested in applying should send a cover letter, resume and 5-8 writing samples to Editor Margaret Downing at margaret.downing@houstonpress.com. No phone calls please.

Keep the Houston Press Free... Since we started the Houston Press, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Houston, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Houston with no paywalls.

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Join the Press community and help support independent local journalism in Houston.


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