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Madison Daily Leader seeks a managing editor

June 13, 2023

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

The Madison Daily Leader is looking for a collaborative, digitally focused Managing Editor to lead our newsroom in beautiful Madison, South Dakota.

In this position you’ll oversee the Madison Daily Leader news publication, which serves Madison, Lake County and the Interlake area. This publication has a print presence, market-leading website and successful email newsletters.

This is the perfect next step for a strong reporter ready to lead a team or a seasoned editor who wants to focus on creating quality content for a community that cares deeply for its local paper.

Our news coverage regularly includes impactful reporting on legislative issues, public safety — and local features that showcase our thriving area.


  • Oversee four-person newsroom
  • Coordinate and edit daily news coverage online and in print
  • Coach and develop reporters
  • Work closely with our general manager and other departments to ensure a successful operation
  • Build community engagement through regular outreach and events

Madison, South Dakota, is a charming city nestled in the heart of the state’s Lake County. With a rich history and a vibrant community, Madison offers a blend of small-town charm and modern amenities. The city is home to approximately 7,000 residents who take pride in their close-knit community and strong sense of belonging.

This is a full-time, salaried position with full benefits, including medical and vision insurance, and a 401k retirement plan. We are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, age, or any other status protected by application of national, federal, state or local law.

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