Metro Editor

Lee Enterprises Inc   Richmond, VA   Full-time     Writing / Editing
Posted on May 17, 2023
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The Richmond Times-Dispatch is seeking a collaborative and ambitious journalist to lead our local reporting team.

This hands-on newsroom leader will accomplish our core mission of creating memorable and consequential journalism that consistently grows audience in our competitive market. That means juggling a variety of assignments - from breaking news, quick-turn updates and explainers to in-depth watchdog and projects - while fully leveraging digital storytelling techniques and tools, as well as video, to connect our journalism with readers.

The ability to identify storytelling and coverage opportunities and quickly marshal resources is crucial to this position.

Strong communication, organizational and coaching skills are musts.

Qualified applicants will have experience with analytics to grow digital subscriptions.

Founded in 1850, The Times-Dispatch is a 2021 Pulitzer Prize winner covering one of the country's most dynamic communities.


Why Join Us?

Lee Enterprises offers competitive wages in a dynamic, interesting work environment with career growth opportunities. We offer an extensive benefit program that can be personalized to your needs. Our benefit program includes medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, company provided life insurance and supplemental life insurance. In addition, we offer a 401K retirement plan with company match. We also offer generous paid time off to allow the flexibility to balance personal life and work. This includes paid parental leave for new parents.

Lee Enterprises is a leading provider of high-quality local news, with 77 daily newspapers in 26 states that have print, digital and e-replica versions. Lee's newspapers have a combined circulation of more than 1.2 million daily. Our digital sites attract more than 44 million unique visits monthly. We also have a rapidly growing roster of digital products for consumers, and are committed to aggressive digital growth.

Lee Enterprises is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to attracting and retaining a workforce whose diversity reflects the communities we serve. Lee embraces change, and we recognize that we must create and maintain a culture of fervent inclusion. For more information about Lee, check us out at .

We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce. If you are excited about this role but do not meet 100% of the qualifications above, we encourage you to apply.