Digital Copy Editor

Lee Enterprises Inc   Richmond, VA   Full-time     Writing / Editing
Posted on July 9, 2024
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Digital Copy Editor

The Times-Dispatch in Richmond, Virginia, is seeking a versatile and collaborative producer to coordinate content for our digital and print audiences.

Duties include:

• Balancing multiple assignments and priorities on deadline.

• Editing stories for style, clarity and accuracy. Adhere to basic libel policies and guidelines.

• Optimizing content for digital audiences through SEO-friendly headlines and content management system best practices. Familiarity with analytic tools such as Parsley and photo/video applications a plus.

• Proofing pages for print edition and e-edition.

• Monitoring wire services and other sources and updating stories as news develops.

Strong news judgment, SEO skills and experience with social media best practices are required.

This position include nights, weekend and holiday shifts.

Founded in 1850, the Richmond Times-Dispatch is a 2021 Pulitzer Prize winner covering one of America's most dynamic communities. We value memorable and consequential journalism that consistently grows audience in our competitive market.

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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 major subscription and advertising platform and a leading provider of local news and information, with daily newspapers, rapidly growing digital products and nearly 350 weekly and specialty publications serving 74 markets in 26 states. Year to date, Lee's newspapers have an average daily circulation of 1.0 million, and our legacy websites, including acquisitions, reach more than 34 million digital unique visitors.

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.