Laker magazine/Franklin News Post Editor

Lee Enterprises Inc   Roanoke, VA   Full-time     Writing / Editing
Posted on January 14, 2023
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Laker magazine/Franklin News-Post Editor

Lee Enterprises is seeking a journalist to manage and edit coverage of Smith Mountain Lake and surrounding Franklin County. Candidates should have experience writing and editing local government, education and business stories, and have an interest in the recreation, tourism and real estate sectors important to Smith Mountain Lake in particular. The job includes serving as the editor of Smith Mountain Laker magazine, a six-times a year publication. This involves planning content and hiring freelance writers and photographers. It also involves serving as editor and contributor to The Franklin News-Post, a twice-a-week newspaper and website covering Rocky Mount and Franklin County. The Laker editor also oversees the work of an editor who produces Laker Weekly. The Laker Editor is part of the leadership team of The Roanoke Times and coordinates coverage of Franklin County with other editors.


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.