News Editor

Richmond magazine is seeking a seasoned writer 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 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 5+ years of journalism experience and be able to generate original and compelling story ideas. Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in journalism. This position will report to the magazine’s editorial director.

Responsibilities include:

  • Plan, assign and edit news section for monthly print magazine
  • Oversee a news feature or other feature package each month
  • Write long-form features and news stories
  • Contribute to feature packages
  • Work with freelance writers
  • Develop and enforce deadlines
  • Serve as a second reader for other magazine sections as assigned
  • Assist with social media posts
  • Manage contributors and table of contents sections

Please send cover letter, resume and your three best clips to editor [at] richmag [dot] com by Monday, July 12.

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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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