Local News Editor-Casper, WY

Lee Enterprises Inc   Casper, WY   Full-time     Writing / Editing
Posted on March 16, 2024
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Local News Editor-Casper, WY

The Casper Star-Tribune, the statewide voice of Wyoming with a reputation for original and enterprising journalism, is seeking an experienced managing editor to direct day-to-day operations. We're looking for a leader who will both inspire reporters and engage with readers.

This is the newsroom's No. 2 job. You'll have a voice in planning, developing and delivering impactful journalism across digital and print platforms, plus you'll direct workflow and production while partnering with the newsroom's top editor. Previous supervisory experience is preferred.

The Star-Tribune is a regular winner of the Deming Cup, the Wyoming Press Association's top award for general excellence, as well as other regional journalism awards. Our tradition is built upon unmatched reporting in a state that feels more like one big community with really long roads.

Casper is the middle of it all, centrally located with a population of nearly 60,000 and big-city amenities, a friendly cost of living and a rejuvenated downtown that features multiple breweries and restaurants. Outdoors enthusiasts will find a new adventure in any direction. Retail shopping includes Sam's Club, Walmart, Target, Best Buy and Kohl's, plus many others. Olive Garden, Texas Roadhouse, Red Lobster and Chili's are among the chain restaurants.

Why Lee?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 which 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 75 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 and we participate in E-verify. 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 Casper and to apply online. Please submit a resume, cover letter, and samples of reporting and writing ability with your application.