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Food & Dining Editor 

HONOLULU Magazine seeks a full-time Food and Dining Editor to join our team and cover Hawai’i’s dining scene. 

The Food and Dining Editor must have a deep understanding and passion for food, and must be able to write in a sophisticated yet accessible way through critical reviews and enterprise storytelling as well as blogging. This editor must communicate effectively with others and help manage overall food coverage-from breaking news to long-form stories-that includes the restaurant, scene, the people stories, and the insights readers won't find elsewhere. Must have:  Bachelor’s degree (Journalism or English preferred) or equivalent professional work experience and minimum five years of professional journalism experience in dining and other subjects of local interest.

The ideal candidate must have a deep knowledge of Hawai‘i and be comfortable writing as an authoritative voice for HONOLULU Magazine, in both print and digital formats, tracking trends, and ensuring that our discerning coverage servers our savvy and diverse audience.

The Food and Dining Editor reports to the HONOLULU Editor with the following responsibilities:

  • Write monthly critical reviews and dining coverage in the print edition of HONOLULU Magazine;

  • Develop and produce regular dining-related online posts, newsletters including a mix of critical reviews, food/dining news, blog posts, columns or enterprise;

  • Serve as the face of HONOLULU’s dining coverage;

  • Shooting dining and food photographs;

  • Savvy with social media and open to innovation;

  • Contribute non-dining features and contribute to team-written features as needed;

  • Participate in editorial team duties including story generation, proofing and line-editing, and other duties as assigned.

Desired Attributes

  • Ability to consistently meet deadlines;

  • A keen awareness of food/dining issues;

  • Strong writing voice;

  • Engages the community online and builds a loyal following because of their written voice;

  • Writes cleanly and quickly, with minimal editing required;

  • Consistently initiates stories, stays up to date on news and emerging trends;

  • Strong interpersonal and collaboration skills;

  • Handles other assignments as needed with flexibility and adaptability;

  • Strong ability to organize, analyze, interpret and disseminate information.

Please include a cover letter, resume and 3-5 writing samples. Click here to apply. 





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