VTDigger seeks a night editor

VTDigger is seeking an editor with proven experience to anchor its night desk. This person will work with a team of editors and reporters to publish thorough, accurate, accessible, well-written copy with a top-notch visual presentation. We expect excellent editing chops, organizational and communication skills, and attention to detail. You will be responsible for final […]

Schulman-Hall joins MassLive.com as enterprise reporter

MassLive.com has hired Juliet Schulman-Hall as an enterprise reporter. Recently, she was a general assignment reporter at VTDigger. Her tweet reads: “I can’t wait to be in a newsroom filled with one-of-a-kind editors and reporters. I start Monday. Reach out: JSchulman-Hall@masslive.com.” From June 2022 to July 2022, Schulman-Hall worked as a general assignment reporter at […]

VTDigger seeks a senior editor

VTDigger is looking for a senior editor with experience in coaching, mentoring and inspiring reporters.  Your primary responsibility will be to lead a group of four to five reporters from pitch to publication. You’ll work with them to develop sources, hone story ideas, solve reporting problems and write excellent stories. You will be responsible for […]

Berlin joins Report for America corps via Vermont Public / VTDigger

The following excerpt was sent out from vermontbiz.com: Carly Berlin will join Vermont Public and VTDigger as a Report For America corps member in an effort to expand coverage of housing and infrastructure in Vermont, the organizations announced Wednesday. In an unprecedented collaboration between two of Vermont’s leading news outlets, Berlin will cover two of the most vexing challenges facing the state: […]

Vermont Public expands digital content, hires two journalists

The following excerpt was sent out from vermontbiz.com: “To reach new audiences, we need to speak to them on the platforms where they are,” said Scott Finn, president and CEO of Vermont Public. “These new positions will allow Vermont Public to provide more fact-based journalism and in-depth stories on digital platforms in addition to radio […]

VTDigger names Freese deputy managing editor and Williams senior editor

The following was sent out from VTDigger: VTDigger has promoted Alicia Freese and Natalie Williams to key newsroom leadership positions, editor-in-chief Paul Heintz announced Thursday. Freese has been named deputy managing editor. In that role, she will work closely with managing editor Maggie Cassidy to run Vermont’s largest newsroom on a day-to-day basis. Williams will […]

VTDigger promotes Heintz to EIC, Cassidy to managing editor

The following excerpt was sent out: VTDigger has promoted Paul Heintz and Maggie Cassidy to its top newsroom positions, interim executive director Jim Welch announced Thursday. Heintz will serve as editor-in-chief and Cassidy as managing editor. In those positions, Heintz and Cassidy will lead Vermont’s largest newsroom, which includes 24 reporters, photographers and editors — […]

VTDigger reporter Lyons departs

Jack Lyons, a beat reporter covering politics, business, education and criminal justice in Burlington, Vt. for VTDigger has left. He tweets: “Some personal news: Today is my last day at @vtdigger. For now, I’m leaving journalism and Vermont. A big thanks to my wonderful colleagues, as well as the readers and sources who made my […]

VTDigger hires Thys as business/economy reporter

The following VTDigger.com announcement was sent out: The statewide, nonprofit news organization has established a new creative director position charged with overseeing design, marketing and user experience. It has also created a sixth regional reporter position focused on the Chittenden County cities and towns outside of Burlington. Among the new hires is veteran journalist Fred […]

VTDigger appoints Perkinson as general counsel

VTDigger has tapped Jake Perkinson as general counsel, a role in which Perkinson will support human resources, newsroom and business operations for the organization. For the past 18 months, Perkinson has served as secretary of the Vermont Journalism Trust, the nonprofit that does business as VTDigger. Perkinson is an attorney licensed in the states of […]