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Salem Web Network


Salem Web Network
Richmond, Virginia, United States

Date Posted: 06/18/2015
Categories: Media/Video/Radio
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:



The Editor will be responsible for producing and managing news and trending content for several of Salem Web Network’s (SWN) editorial websites, focusing on and We are looking for an editor willing to take on the challenge of bringing our daily news coverage to the next level of success. The right candidate will be excited by the idea of delivering the highest quality news and commentary to a Christian audience and will be looking for innovative ways to improve the audience experience with in particular.


As an editor, you will direct the selection of appropriate content for inclusion on the websites as well as write, edit and post text features. You will assist in the production of online video interviews. You will manage a daily news blog and the basic website functions of Daily duties will include news writing, interfacing with freelancers and other content providers, editing and uploading articles, collecting material for our online publications and email newsletters, and managing the Facebook page. You will become a contributor to the vision of the SWN editorial team.




The ideal candidate:


  • Will have a bachelor’s degree in Journalism, English, or Communications (or equivalent experience) with 1-2 years of experience in a related editorial field.

  • Must be a self-starter, highly organized and detail-oriented with experience managing large editorial or web projects.

  • Must have solid writing and editing skills, and experience writing on deadline.

  • Will display a strong work ethic and operate productively in a team environment.

  • Must demonstrate editorial innovation and creativity.

  • Must demonstrate an understanding of our evangelical Christian audience members’ interests, behavior, and core values.

  • Must be conversant in socio-cultural issues impacting the Christian Church.

  • Will display an ability to interact with both corporate and religious communities.

  • Will show a general understanding of Microsoft Office applications, Google Drive, social media websites and general internet practices.

  • Experience conducting interviews on camera a plus.

  • Experience running a Facebook page for a commercial or non-profit entity a plus.


 Please Note:


·       This is an editorial position, not a technical one although some basic technical training on our content management and operational systems will be part of the job.

·       This position is located in our Richmond, Virginia office and telecommuting will not be an option.


About Us


The SWN (Salem Web Network) websites exist to offer the freshest and most compelling biblically-based content to Christians who take seriously their relationship with Jesus Christ. We work hard to provide timely, relevant, life-enhancing material from qualified, respected Christian sources, with an understanding that the Christian faith applies to all areas of life. The SWN editorial team manages content for the following online brands: gathers news headlines important to Christians and features reporting and commentary on current events from a Christian worldview perspective. offers content that helps Christians apply their faith to the daily issues they face in their church, family, community and culture. offers the highest quality features and resources to aid Christians in a better practical understanding of the Bible. provides an emphasis on personal, faith-filled experiences, publishing an authentic examination of what it means to be a Christian woman in today's culture. Drawn from a unique team of Christian women writers looking to share how they see the struggles and triumphs of life through the lens of the Christian faith. provides content that holds a high standard of Christian orthodoxy in the discussion of theology, apologetics and the essential principles of the Christian faith. creates a thorough set of resources in a question and answer format for those seeking information about the historical life of Jesus Christ and His place in our lives today.


Content created by the SWN editorial team is syndicated to the Salem Communications “faith talk” and “fish format” radio station websites.


Salem Web Network is a division of Salem Communications, the nation’s largest Christian media company. As the leading provider of Christian and family-friendly content on the Internet, SWN operates over 50 websites. Salem Communications is an equal opportunity employer.



We offer a competitive benefits package and salary commensurate with experience.


To apply for this position, please email cover letter, resume, 2-3 published articles (or links to them) to, attn: Human Resources


Salem in an Equal Opportunity Employer