Lee Enterprises Assistant Editor in Madison, Wisconsin
News & EditorialMadison, Wisconsin
Position at Capital Newspapers
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Agri-View, Wisconsin’s leading agricultural publication, is seeking an enthusiastic assistant editor to join our Madison office. You will play in integral part in our editorial team by contributing features, editing and preparing news releases for publication, and driving our social media presence. If you have excellent grammar and writing skills, preferably with an agricultural background, this is the position for you!
Interview, research and flawlessly write stories in Associated Press Style by deadline
Identify missing elements and errors, and assure orderly copy flow
Enter agricultural news into a content-management system
Create and maintain a strong network of industry professionals as a representative of Agri-View
Schedule and monitor regular social media posts, working to optimize reach and interaction on platforms
Associate’s degree in Journalism with an emphasis in agricultural journalism or equivalent knowledge/experience required
At least five years’ experience in editing and writing required
Proficiency in AP Style, Microsoft Office, Adobe Suite and social media required
Ability and knowledge to take and provide quality photos
Possess the skills to problem-solve, and work quickly and accurately, in a fast-paced environment under deadline pressure
There will be the occasional need to attend pasture walks or farm tours, and so will need to be able to walk with the group.
The candidate must possess a valid driver’s license with a good driving record, and have access to a private vehicle to be considered for this position.
Capital Newspapers offers:
Great benefits package (medical, dental, vision, life, flexible spending, short-term disability and long-term disability, matching 401k plan)
Paid maternity and paternity leave
Culture of teamwork, professional work environment, and a focus on growth opportunities
Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity EmployerThe Capital Newspapers organization is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to maintaining a workforce that accurately reflects our audience and expands our voice.