Employment Opportunities

Join the team that is changing radio and online newspapers in every market we enter.

Local Voice 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 non-stop, trustworthy content consumers can’t find anywhere else.

The following positions are currently available at Local Voice:

Managing Digital Editor (Virginia Beach, VA)
Assistant Digital Editor (Williamsburg, VA; Virginia Beach, VA; Wilmington, NC)
Multimedia Journalist (Williamsburg, VA; Virginia Beach, VA)
Obituary
Sports Reporter (Williamsburg, VA; Virginia Beach, VA)


Managing Digital Editor (Virginia Beach, VA)

Local Voice Media seeks an energetic Managing Digital Editor to join our growing team in Virginia Beach.

As an innovative online leader in the areas of local news and emerging technology, Local Voice seeks candidates who are excited about sharing local news and events that shape the community in Virginia Beach, VA. Our Managing Digital Editors oversee the delivery of interesting and relevant news stories via web, mobile, radio and other emerging digital channels.

Our Managing Digital Editors are responsible for leading the news staff, managing emerging digital platforms, and driving social media and our e-newsletters efforts. Candidates must have exceptional writing and editing skills, be innovators and savvy adaptors of digital formats, love teaching, and be capable of thriving in a fast-paced, creatively demanding environment. Qualified applicants must be enthused about the news that affects their community and eager to deliver it effectively.

Candidates must have an understanding of audience engagement tactics that will increase traffic and brand visibility, and the curiosity to put those skills to use 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.

Managing Digital Editor’s duties:

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

How to apply:

Send an email to michael@localvoicemedia.com with the subject line, “Prospective Managing Digital Editor.” In addition to a brief note of introduction, please submit an up-to-date resume and recent samples of stories/photos/video you have written and/or edited that best represent your abilities.


Assistant Digital Editor (Wilmington, NC; Williamsburg, VA; Virginia Beach, VA)

Local Voice Media seeks an energetic Assistant Digital Editors to join our growing teams in Williamsburg, VA, Virginia Beach, VA and Wilmington, NC. Our Assistant Digital Editors will work with a staff of reporters at our online daily news websites powered by our hometown radio stations.

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

How to apply:

Send an email to michael@localvoicemedia.com with the subject line, “Prospective Assistant Digital Editor.” In addition to a brief note of introduction, please submit an up-to-date resume and recent samples of stories/photos/video you have written and/or edited that best represent your abilities.


Multimedia Journalist (Williamsburg, VA; Virginia Beach, VA)

Local Voice Media seeks energetic multimedia journalists to join our growing teams in Williamsburg, VA and Virginia Beach, VA. Local Voice is an innovative digital media company with an energetic culture. Candidates must have exceptional writing and editing skills, be innovators and savvy adopters of digital formats and be capable of thriving in a fast-paced, creatively demanding environment. Qualified applicants also must be enthused about the news that affects their community and understand how to deliver that news most effectively. They must have a keen eye for stories and an on-the-ground approach to reporting. Candidates must be adept at social media and committed to engaging with their audience.

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

Duties and requirements:

  Strong collaborative communication skills
  Ability to work within a team, taking responsibility for a variety of measurable digital tasks to grow audience
  Engage in digital, multimedia storytelling
  Manage content across web, mobile, tablet and social media
  Post stories frequently throughout the day
  Maintain regular communication with editor
  Understand and use our news organization’s audience analytical reports
  Meet deadlines
  Ability to work flexible hours, including nights, weekends and holidays, as needed
  Other duties as assigned

How to apply:

Send an email to michael@localvoicemedia.com with the subject line, “Prospective Multimedia Journalist.” In addition to a brief note of introduction, please submit an up-to-date resume and recent samples of stories/photos/video you have written and/or edited that best represent your abilities.


Obituary

Local Voice Media seeks an energetic journalist to join our obituary department. Strong communication skills are required. Must be able to work in a multi-deadline environment, and learn and apply new ways to bring obituaries to our markets. This role covers four of our current markets.  The position is responsible for working closely with funeral homes and families in all of our markets. Previous obituary experience preferred.

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

How to apply:

Send an email to michael@localvoicemedia.com with the subject line, “Prospective Obituary Writer.” In addition to a brief note of introduction, please submit an up-to-date resume and recent samples of stories/photos/video you have written and/or edited that best represent your abilities.


Sports Reporter (Williamsburg, VA; Virginia Beach, VA)

If you love covering local sports that matters to hometown readers, we want to hear from you! Local Voice Media is hiring full-time sports reporters for WY Daily and Southside Daily, our online daily news sites powered by hometown radio stations in Williamsburg and Virginia Beach, Virginia.

We want someone with experience writing sharp, accurate game stories and compelling features, and who is comfortable and adept at interacting with and sourcing high school and college athletic directors, coaches, players and community members. The reporter must be able to shoot quality photos and video and cultivate a readership on social media through all its forms, including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

The successful candidate will have a college degree and a minimum of two years of sports coverage experience. Strong reporting and writing skills are necessary.

Job Responsibilities:

• Develop one to two feature stories per week
• Posts multiple updates throughout the week on club/youth league results, local sports developments and weekly roundups of the top teams in Virginia Beach
• Cultivates sources among coaches, athletic directors, club/league organizers and players; maintains a growing database of contacts; and stays up to date with area’s sports results and events
• Writes radio teases for each story for morning and afternoon radio newscasts

How to apply:

Send an email to michael@localvoicemedia.com with the subject line, “Prospective Sports Reporter.” In addition to a brief note of introduction, please submit an up-to-date resume and recent samples of stories/photos/video you have written and/or edited that best represent your abilities.


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.