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Editor in Chief - HSM Publications

The Editor in Chief, working under the direction of HSM’s Executive Director and CEO, performs a variety of editing, writing, research, graphic design, and management duties to lead the publication of HSM’s written materials and print publications, and provides editorial support for the organization’s various departments. This position also involves communicating with authors, graphic designers, printers, electronic distributors, photographers, libraries/archives, and others to produce accurate, quality, professional products. HSM publishes Michigan History magazine, an award-winning publication featuring diverse Michigan historical content; Chronicle, the organization’s membership magazine; The Michigan Historical Review, an academic journal exploring the state’s political, economic, social, and cultural history; the Historic Michigan Travel Guide; and other print publications. Access the full job description here. 

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