News Editor

Richmond magazine seeks an experienced reporter and editor to oversee its print and online news coverage. The successful candidate will have excellent organizational, time-management and leadership skills; a good sense for news; and a deep knowledge of Richmond region government, schools, business and social issues. You must be an excellent reporter, writer and editor who is able to work in a creative, collaborative environment. Copy editing skills and knowledge of AP Style are required. You must have five or more years of journalism experience and be able to generate original and compelling story ideas. A bachelor’s degree is required, preferably in journalism. This position reports to the magazine’s editorial director.

Responsibilities include:

  • Planning, assigning and editing the news section for the monthly print magazine, working with freelance writers;
  • Overseeing a news feature or other feature package each month;
  • Writing long-form features and news stories;
  • Writing and/or assigning breaking news stories for the website;
  • Contributing to feature packages;
  • Establishing and enforcing deadlines;
  • Serving as a second reader for other magazine sections as assigned;
  • Assisting with social media posts; and
  • Managing the monthly contributors listing and table of contents.

Please send cover letter, resume and your three best clips to editor [at] richmag [dot] com.

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If you would like us to keep your information on file, please email a cover letter, resume and three samples or a portfolio link to editor [at ] richmag [dot] com (for editorial positions) or art [at] richmag [dot] com (for art, design and photo positions). No phone calls, please.

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