Associate Managing Editor

Lee Enterprises Inc   Davenport, IA   Full-time     Writing / Editing
Posted on February 25, 2023
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The Quad-City Times and Moline Dispatch-Argus seeks an associate managing editor to help guide the day-to-day operations of our digital and print newsroom.

The associate managing editor works closely with the executive editor and managing editor to set the direction of the newsroom in a competitive media market of nearly 385,000 people. Duties include assigning, scheduling and editing news stories and optimizing content for the web and social media.

Candidates ideally have strong organizational skills, experience on a copy desk, a strong sense of journalism ethics, and the ability to work closely with reporters as well as coordinating with other departments. The newsroom values diversity, inclusion and equity, and has the flexibility to shape the job to fit the unique strengths of a great candidate.

The Quad-Cities is a cluster of cities on the banks of the Mississippi River that offer an affordable lifestyle with bigger-city amenities. The digital and traditional print media platforms of the Quad-City Times and Dispatch-Argus are part of Lee Enterprises, a dynamic media company committed to local news - and acquiring and growing outstanding journalists.

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 leading provider of high-quality local news, with 77 daily newspapers in 26 states that have print, digital and e-replica versions. Lee's newspapers have a combined circulation of more than 1.2 million daily. Our digital sites attract more than 44 million unique visits monthly. We also have a rapidly growing roster of digital products for consumers, and are committed to aggressive digital growth.

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 .

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.