Copy - Copy Editor - News - Local News
The News & Advance has an opening for a copy editor to join our desk in Lynchburg, Va. The ideal candidate should excel in editing local stories, wire copy and photo cutlines; writing headlines; planning news pages on deadline; and proofing pages. The candidate must also be able to communicate clearly and concisely with page designers at the Lee Enterprises Design Center to ensure efficient, high-quality production of pages. InDesign experience is not required, but you should have an eye for good design. Daily newspaper experience is preferred, but entry-level candidates with college experience will be considered.
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. If you are interested, please complete the online application at: https://lee.net/careers/ Pre-employment drug screen, background check, and satisfactory driving history is required is required. EOE/M/F/D/V
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 www.lee.net.
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.
- Job Family News
- Pay Type Hourly
- Required Education Bachelor’s Degree
- Lynchburg, VA, USA