Digital Breaking News Editor

Opelika, AL, USA Req #4845
Tuesday, May 4, 2021

The Opelika-Auburn News, a division of Lee Enterprises, is seeking a qualified journalist to manage an online breaking news team that starts

early in the day and mines social media and websites in order to break news, updates ongoing stories, and provide interesting, entertaining and important information for our audience.
In this role you would work with colleagues in the newsroom to generate a digital news report that is urgent, strikes to the heart of what’s really happening in our community, and consistently delivers content that our audience can’t get anywhere else; while increasing digital traffic. 
Qualifications:

  •  A bachelor’s degree
  • A minimum of two years’ editorial experience
  • Experience managing digital content and social media platforms
  • Effective problem-solving skills including the ability to assess situations, evaluate options, and make decisions
  • Strong organizational and project-management skills
  • Solid news judgement

 Competitive benefit package available. Pre-employment drug screen,

background check, satisfactory driving history and proof of current auto insurance is required is required. EOE/M/F/D/V 

Other details

  • Job Family News
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Required Education Bachelor’s Degree
  • Opelika, AL, USA