GateHouse Media has announced it will call its central production centers Design Houses and has launched a site where journalists can apply to work on the desks.
The company had previously announced that it would build two design centers. One would be based in Rockford, Ill., that would be responsible for newspapers over 5,000 circulation. The second would be located in Framingham, Mass., and would be responsible for newspapers 5,000 circulation below and all non dailies.
At this website — http://www.gatehousemedia.com/careers/design-team — individuals will be able to do a few things:
• Submit their cover letter and resume
• Read the job descriptions for the copy editor/page designer and manager positions
• Watch videos about the communities of Framingham and Rockford and learn about the Design House project
• Read a blog with updated news about each Design House
GateHouse Media Design House Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest pages have launched as well.
The company plans on advertising for the positions on a variety of industry job boards starting this week.
Design Houses will start launching their first papers in June and will continue through the end of the year.