News Editor

Lee Enterprises Inc   Waverly, NE   Full-time     Writing / Editing
Posted on September 4, 2023
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Local News Editor-Wahoo/Waverly/Ashland

We are seeking a player/coach news editor to cover and edit a wide variety of news for three weekly papers in Lancaster and Saunders counties - the Ashland Gazette, Wahoo Newspaper and Waverly News. Coverage includes government, public safety, sports and features for print and digital publications. This position will also assemble content for these publications, supervise news staff and meet publication deadlines. The position offices out of the Lincoln Journal Star (Lincoln, Nebraska) and will travel as needed to the Wahoo office and into the communities to cover stories.

The ability to work in a print and digital environment is essential. A bachelor's degree in journalism or a related field and a minimum of a year of multi-media journalism is preferred. New graduates with college editing experience are welcome to apply.

Why Lee?

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 which 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 75 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 and we participate in E-verify. 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 at and search for Wahoo. Be sure to include a resume and links to a portfolio or website and references.