Entertainment and Enterprise Editor-Omaha, NE

Lee Enterprises Inc   Omaha, NE   Full-time     Writing / Editing
Posted on March 23, 2024
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Entertainment and Enterprise Editor-Omaha, NE

The Omaha World-Herald is seeking an energetic, multitalented editor to handle some of the most vibrant beats in Omaha.

Omaha is home to nearly 500,000 people, as well a lively arts and food scene. This editor will passionately plug in to that scene in Nebraska's largest city. Omaha's recently revamped riverfront has attracted millions in the months since it opened; its worldclass CHI Health Center Omaha attracts national performing acts and sports events; and it is continuing to revitalize for the modern age.

This experienced editor should be a strategic digital thinker who would handle trending and entertainment news and enterprise. They should be comfortable with alternative formats, social media and exploring new digital mediums for delivering the news. They will also play a leading role in managing The World-Herald's weekly print Living section, selecting the articles and photos and collaborating with teams throughout Lee Enterprises.

The editor will be joining a newsroom that includes talented veterans and newer, passionate journalists, who have a dedication to their craft, Omaha and Nebraska. The successful candidate should be a coach who thrives on working with journalists and helping them improve their work, while retaining their voice. They should also be excited about the possibility of writing their own pieces on occasion.

Why Join Us?

Lee Enterprises, Inc. 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 74 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. 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 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 at https://lee.net/careers/ and search for Omaha. Be sure to upload a resume, clips that show your work as an editor and a cover letter, addressed to Executive Editor Rachel Stassen-Berger, explaining how you would handle the job.