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Lee Enterprises seeks a breaking news editor, Richmond Times-Dispatch

September 28, 2023

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

The Times-Dispatch in Richmond, Virginia, part of Lee Enterprises, is hiring a breaking news editor to drive coverage of trending topics.

We’re looking for a collaborative and competitive leader who loves to grow audience and deliver high-impact journalism that resonates with our community.

Responsibilities include:

  • Leading real-time coverage of breaking news, including live updates, alerts and social media posts, across the newsroom
  • Working with journalists to ensure all content is optimized for digital audiences, including having related assets, video and SEO-friendly headlines
  • Using analytics to inform newsroom coverage decisions and posting times to ensure maximize exposure
  • Assisting with staff training to ensure best practices and helping newsroom leadership with strategic and long-range planning
  • Coordinating with other Lee Enterprises Virginia newsrooms to share content
  • This position will work with all newsroom departments, including news and sports.

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