Assistant city editor opening at The Buffalo News

6.26.21 — The Buffalo News is hiring an assistant city editor to join its staff, which is a Guild-represented positions. The full advertisement, with information on the opening and how to apply is below.


The Buffalo News seeks an assistant city editor who is focused on the details, competitive and good at communicating goals.

We are looking for an enthusiastic editor who shuns “for the record” coverage in favor of turning the day’s developments into must-read journalism that helps readers navigate their days.

That means clearly defining where your team is headed and developing goals for reporters to get there. The ideal candidate will bring a fresh perspective to long-established work, be comfortable working with skilled, veteran reporters and be able to develop coverage plans for breaking news and big events.

This is a fast-paced job with a primary focus on working with reporters and frontline editing, from developing story ideas to guiding the reporting process to making stories shine. To apply, send clips and a resume to