Sports Editor

Lee Enterprises Inc   Davenport, IA   Full-time
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Lead a team of sports journalists that covers the Iowa Hawkeyes, a PGA tour event, three minor league teams, two private colleges and prep sports for 15 schools in a competitive media market of nearly 385,000 people.

The Quad-City Times and Dispatch-Argus, daily newspapers in the Quad-Cities, are seeking a sport editor to guide the sports staff toward compelling stories with a strong digital focus. This is an award-winning sports staff with a mix of veterans and young reporters ready for the next leader. We're looking for a forward-thinking editor with an audience-first approach.

The sports editor is part of the leadership team at the Quad-City Times/Dispatch-Argus and reports directly to the executive editor.

Rich in sports heritage, 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 major subscription and advertising platform and a leading provider of local news and information, with daily newspapers, rapidly growing digital products and nearly 350 weekly and specialty publications serving 75 markets in 26 states. Year to date, Lee's newspapers have an average daily circulation of 1.0 million, and our legacy websites, including acquisitions, reach more than 34 million digital unique visitors.

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.
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Lee Enterprises Inc

Davenport, IA