City Editor

Lee Enterprises Inc   Charlottesville, VA   Full-time     Writing / Editing
Posted on October 28, 2022
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The Daily Progress is looking for a city editor who can define local coverage and lead a team of ambitious reporters in one of the most beautiful and best news cities in the country. How would you like to edit stories that describe how a high-profile and historic city is defining its future based on equity and inclusion?

Then welcome to Charlottesville, home not only to the highly esteemed University of Virginia but also to a vibrant arts, food, sports, business and outdoors scene that is a constant source of local and national news. The city editor will coach and lead a team of five full-time reporters to produce award-winning, fast-breaking digital content and also will help produce the daily print edition. We want a wordsmith and a news hound, but most importantly, we want someone who has been in the trenches and wants to lead an eager, ambitious team to excellence. Send a short cover letter with great story ideas and a resume to: Virginia "Lynne" Anderson at

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.