Lifestyle Editor - Santa Ynez

Santa Maria Times / Lee Enterprises, Santa Ynez, California

Date PostedFebruary 01, 2018
IndustryNewspapers / Wires
SpecialtyLocal News
Job StatusFull-time

The Santa Ynez Valley News is looking for a creative, organized, passionate journalist to fill the position of Lifestyle Editor for this bi-weekly newspaper set in the beautiful Santa Ynez Valley of California.

The right candidate will have a curiosity about people, a flair for telling their stories, and an interest in immersing themselves in the issues of the communities served by our newspaper. You will be responsible for managing content for the paper’s bi-weekly Lifestyle section including columns, calendar items, briefs and press releases.  You will also be writing display stories for each edition, assigning photos, budgeting and editing.

As part of Lee Enterprises, the Santa Ynez Valley News offers excellent earnings potential and a full benefits package, along with a professional and comfortable work environment focused on growth opportunities for employees. We are an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace. All applicants considered for employment must pass a post-offer drug screen and background check prior to commencing employment.

Please apply online at and attach a resume, cover letter and at least three work samples.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism or the equivalent work experience 1-2 years.
  • Ability to take photos and use social media

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