News Editor

Lee Enterprises Inc   Kenosha, WI   Full-time     Writing / Editing
Posted on March 23, 2024
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Kenosha News, a division of Lee Enterprises is looking for a news editor to help guide local coverage and lead digital news efforts. This editor will work with reporters to prioritize the stories readers need most and edit them for all products, including the website, mobile apps and the daily newspaper.

The ideal candidate will understand SEO and social media strategies and will help get our stories in front of the right audiences. Solid editing skills are a must.

Kenosha is a busy news city about an hour north of Chicago, so if you're an energetic journalist who would like to help tell exciting stories, we're looking for you.

Skills Needed:
  • 2-3 years experience in news reporting or editing
  • Familiarity with AP style
  • Ability to collaborate in a team
  • Familiarity with digital analytics tools
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 73 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 33 million digital unique visitors.

Lee Enterprises is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We respect and celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. For more information about Lee, check us out at www.lee.net .

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.