The News & Advance has an opening for a digital editor to join our newsroom in Lynchburg, Va. The ideal candidate should have experience with news writing, copy editing, headline writing and social media. Knowledge of SEO, digital analytics, video tools and the Blox content management system are preferred but not required. We offer ample training resources for enthusiastic learners.
Primary job responsibilities will include creating and editing content for the Lynchburg newsroom and sharing high-interest content across a regional group of markets, as well as working a copy desk shift (typically one day a week) helping edit the next day’s paper and proof pages. This job is a perfect fit for an editor with experience or a reporter looking to make the transition to editing.
You must be able to work nights, weekends and holidays. Lynchburg is located in the beautiful foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Central Virginia. It's a college town with a thriving downtown and arts scene, a minor league baseball team, and is one of the best places anywhere to get outdoors for running, hiking, biking, and canoeing. Pre-employment drug screen, background check, and satisfactory driving history is required is required. EOE/M/F/D/V
If you are interested, please complete the online application at: https://lee.net/careers/
- Job Family News
- Pay Type Salary
- Travel Required No
- Required Education Bachelor’s Degree
- The News & Advance, 101 Wyndale Dr, Lynchburg, Virginia, United States of America