Lifestyle Editor

The Richmond Free Press is seeking a creative editor with a passion for all aspects of lifestyle. Whether your passion is in fashion, hair & skin beauty, or health & wellness, this position allows you to express your enthusiasm in the category. The lifestyle editor will report to the editor-in-chief and be responsible for developing, producing, and managing editorial content under the lifestyle category.

Job Responsibilities:

Previously named “Lifestyle & Entertainment”, the Lifestyle category is a relatively new one. When chosen for the position, the Lifestyle editor will be responsible for developing the structure and standards for the category. Additional responsibilities will include:

  • Come to each meeting with 2-3 story pitches to assign to contributors
  • Edit, revise, and proofread lifestyle-related submissions before publication
  • Supervising all sub-categories of lifestyle (fashion, beauty, health & wellness etc.)


  • Passionate about lifestyle
  • A keen editorial eye; able to seek out basic grammatical, spelling, and punctual errors
  • Creative copywriter
  • Understanding of content that is original and appropriate to the standards of the publication

To apply for this position, please send an email addressed to Raghad Tmumen at with the subject line “Lifestyle Editor Application”, and a short cover letter including:

  1. An introduction of yourself (major, year in university, hometown/country etc.)
  2. Why you want this position
  3. What is your favourite aspect of lifestyle writing
  4. 2-3 potential story ideas to bring to the next meeting
  5. Brief samples of your writing, if you have any