Employment Opportunities

Join the team that is changing radio and online newspapers in every market we enter. Local Voice is a unique business model in which online newspapers are powered by Hometown radio stations.

The dominant voice in the future of local markets is not the local newspaper, the local radio station or the local television station; it will be the local media company, delivering local content across a number of platforms. In the Hampton Roads Market it is Local Voice.

Following is a list of jobs available at Local Voice:

Digital Editor

Local Voice Media seeks an energetic Digital Editor to join our growing team. We are an innovative online leader in the areas of local news and emerging technology. We seek to fill a position for our online, daily news website, WY Daily. We seek candidates who are excited about sharing local news and events that shape the communities of Virginia’s Historical Triangle of Williamsburg, York County and James City County. Our Digital Editors oversee the delivery of interesting and relevant news stories, via web, mobile, radio and other emerging digital channels.

Each of our online newspapers has a working relationship with our local radio stations in its market. In this case, 92.3 FM “The Tide” and 107.9 “Bach FM.”

Our Digital Editors are responsible for leading the news staff, writing news stories, managing emerging digital platforms, and driving our social media and e-newsletter efforts. Candidates must have exceptional writing and editing skills, be innovators and savvy adaptors of digital formats, be effective teachers, and be able to thrive in a fast-paced, creatively demanding environment. Qualified applicants also must be as enthused about the news that affects their community as in how to deliver that news most effectively.

Candidates also must have an understanding of audience-engagement tactics that will increase traffic and brand visibility, and the ability to implement those skills daily across multiple media platforms.

Members of the Local Voice Media team are brand ambassadors who represent our company in the local news, business and education communities.

  • Digital Editor’s duties:
  •  Oversee daily news operations on all content channels
  • Assign, write and edit stories, demonstrating a strong commitment to local news
  • Motivate and educate our news reporting team
  • Produce content for multiple online platforms/use social media effectively
  • Lead in engaging audiences with our content
  • Incorporate insights gleaned from web and social media analytics
  • Adhere to and enforce SEO best practices

About Us

Local Voice Media is a disruptive new category of media serving the public and our stakeholders. Our mission is to use our media channels to gather and connect multiple tribes of local residents with nonstop, trustworthy content that consumers can’t find anywhere else.

How to apply

Send an e-mail message to jamie.p@localvoicemedia.com; the subject line should include the term “Digital Editor.” In addition to a brief note of introduction, you should submit an up-to-date resume and recent samples of news stories/photos/videos you have written and/or edited that best represent your abilities.

Assistant Digital Editor

Local Voice Media seeks an energetic Assistant Digital Editor to join our growing team in

Williamsburg, Va. Our Assistant Digital Editor will work on a staff of four reporters at WY Daily, an online daily news website powered by its hometown radio stations, 92.3 “The Tide” and 107.9 “Bach FM.”

Our Assistant Digital Editor is responsible for leading the news staff, writing daily news stories, managing emerging digital platforms, and driving our social media and e-newsletter efforts. Candidates must have exceptional writing and editing skills, be innovators and savvy adaptors of digital formats, be effective teachers, and be able to thrive in a fast-paced, creatively demanding environment. Qualified applicants also must be as enthused about the news that affects their community as in how to deliver that news most effectively.

Candidates must have an understanding of audience-engagement tactics that will increase traffic and brand visibility, and the ability to implement those skills daily across multiple media platforms.

Members of the Local Voice Media team are brand ambassadors who represent our company in the local news, business and education communities.

Assistant Digital Editor’s duties:

  •  Oversee daily news operations on all content channels
  •  Assign, write and edit stories, demonstrating a strong commitment to local news
  • Motivate and educate our news reporting team
  • Produce content for multiple online platforms/use social media effectively
  •  Lead in engaging audiences with our content
  • Incorporate insights gleaned from web and social media analytics
  •  Adhere to and enforce SEO best practices

About Us

Local Voice Media is a disruptive new category of media serving the public and our stakeholders. Our mission is to use our media channels to gather and connect multiple tribes of local residents with nonstop, trustworthy content that consumers can’t find anywhere else.

How to apply

Send an e-mail message to jamie.p@localvoicemedia.com; the subject line should include the term “Assistant Digital Editor.” In addition to a brief note of introduction, you should submit an up-to-date resume and recent samples of news stories you have written and/or edited that best represent your abilities.

Obituary Writer

Local Voice Media seeks a new team member for our obituary department. This position requires a detail-oriented person who has strong communication skills and can thrive in a multiple-deadline environment.

The person hired for this position will work closely with families and funeral homes in our market areas of Virginia Beach, Va., Williamsburg-York County, Va., and Wilmington, N.C., to prepare obituaries for publication on our online daily news websites in those markets.

Previous experience in the preparation of obituaries is preferred.

About Us

Local Voice Media is a disruptive new category of media serving the public and our stakeholders. Our mission is to use our media channels to gather and connect multiple tribes of local residents with nonstop, trustworthy content that consumers can’t find anywhere else.

How to apply

Send an e-mail message to jamie.p@localvoicemedia.com; the subject line should include the term “Obituary Writer.” In addition to a brief note of introduction, you should submit an up-to- date resume and three recent samples of your writing that best represent your ability and attention to detail.

Sports Stringer

Williamsburg Yorktown Daily operates as part of Davis Media LLC with offices in Williamsburg, VA. WYDaily is seeking individuals with a strong knowledge of sports, capable of producing game recaps through the use of quotes and statistics in a timely fashion, although without strict deadline.

Please email our sports department at sports@wydaily.com, for further information and/or questions.


EEO Policy Statement
Local Voice provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.