Assistant Digital Editor

Omaha World-Herald, 1398 Capitol Ave, Omaha, Nebraska, United States of America ● Omaha, NE, USA Req #16912
Thursday, November 16, 2023

Digital Assistant Editor-Omaha World-Herald

As the assistant digital editor, this role serves as a back-up to the digital editor with an emphasis on local sports. This position would serve to maximize the World-Herald’s online/digital coverage of sports in the Omaha metro area which includes Omaha's two Division I universities, Creighton and UNO in addition to emerging sports such as local professional teams, including but not limited to the new Omaha Supernovas volleyball team, a yet to be named volleyball team within the League One Volleyball organization, the Omaha Storm Chasers baseball team and other large local sporting events.

While the position’s focus would be on the emerging sports market, this position would also be expected to assist with large events in more established areas such as Nebraska athletics and high school sports when needed.

The ideal candidate will have experience in sports reporting, editing, creating and editing graphics and videos in programs such as Photoshop, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premier, and Canva. Experience with multiple digital media platforms including social media is a must. A valid driver’s license and current proof of auto insurance is required.


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 74 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 at and search for Omaha.

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  • Job Family Multiple Dept
  • Pay Type Hourly
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  • Omaha World-Herald, 1398 Capitol Ave, Omaha, Nebraska, United States of America
  • Omaha, NE, USA