The community news division of the Daily Press Media Group is seeking a creative and experienced deputy editor to help lead two community newsrooms in their daily content-gathering operations. He or she will help will direct and plan how that content will be used across platforms starting with its social media publication, moving to its digital publication and ending with print. He or she will assist the editor in overseeing news, features and sports reporters and the publications they produce.
The ideal candidate knows that a great newsroom starts with a digital mindset and includes a combination of watchdog journalism, great storytelling and community news. He or she will work with the editor and staff to raise the journalistic bar daily by mentoring new reporters so they become better journalists. He or she will also understand how to support and encourage veteran reporters. A bachelor’s degree, digital experience and newsroom management is required.
The Daily Press Media Group is headquartered in Newport News, Va., but this editor will work with the teams in Williamsburg and West Point.
Please email your resume to Peggy Bellows at email@example.com and Ryan Gilchrist at firstname.lastname@example.org