Data Reporter

St. Louis, MO, USA Req #16364
Friday, October 7, 2022

We are looking for a reporter who can use data to find and deliver great stories, and understands the impact that local news can have in a community. The reporter will join forces with beat reporters and editors to produce daily stories, enterprise, graphics and sophisticated data projects, and must be able to balance it all. Knowledge of public records laws and the ability to negotiate for data are essential.

The ideal candidate will have a good understanding of statistics and data analysis and must have experience using spreadsheet software, SQL, and Python or R. Familiarity with QGIS or other mapping software is preferred.

To apply, please submit a resume, cover letter explaining your approach to the job, and six stories that best show your abilities. 

Why Join Us?

Lee Enterprises offers competitive wages in a dynamic, interesting work environment with career growth opportunities. We offer an extensive benefit program that can be personalized to your needs. Our benefit program includes medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, company provided life insurance and supplemental life insurance. In addition, we offer a 401K retirement plan with company match. We also offer generous paid time off to allow the flexibility to balance personal life and work. This includes paid parental leave for new parents. 

Lee Enterprises is a major subscription and advertising platform and a leading provider of local news and information, with daily newspapers, rapidly growing digital products and nearly 350 weekly and specialty publications serving 75 markets in 26 states. Year to date, Lee's newspapers have an average daily circulation of 1.0 million, and our legacy websites, including acquisitions, reach more than 34 million digital unique visitors. 

Lee Enterprises is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to attracting and retaining a workforce whose diversity reflects the communities we serve. Lee embraces change, and we recognize that we must create and maintain a culture of fervent inclusion. For more information about Lee, check us out at

We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce. If you are excited about this role but do not meet 100% of the qualifications above, we encourage you to apply.

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  • Pay Type Hourly
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  • St. Louis, MO, USA