Reporter - Bristol
The Bristol Herald Courier and bristolnews.com, an award-winning daily newspaper/website on the border of Southwest Virginia and Northeast Tennessee, is seeking a talented, enterprising journalist to join our newsroom team.
This is a full-time, general assignment position where you will be covering local government, education, business and economic development, crime/courts and writing feature stories. The reporter will be expected to produce compelling, timely and well-sourced stories with the opportunity to develop more in-depth projects
The best candidates possess excellent spelling and grammar skills, natural curiosity, the ability to write accurately on deadline, juggle multiple assignments and manage time efficiently, work cooperatively, understand and use social media and sometimes shoot photos and video as part of the story-telling process.
Schedule will be flexible with a combination of days and nights, depending on meetings or other event coverage and an occasional weekend day or night.
A college degree in journalism or communications plus two years of experience working in a news media environment greatly preferred.
This hourly position includes a competitive salary, benefits package including medical/dental/vision and life insurance; vacation and sick time and 401K.
If you have the talent we are looking for, please send a cover letter, resume and three samples of your work to firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please.
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 leading provider of high-quality local news,
with 77 daily newspapers in 26 states that have print, digital and e-replica
versions. Lee's newspapers have a combined circulation of more than 1.2 million
daily. Our digital sites attract more than 44 million unique visits monthly. We
also have a rapidly growing roster of digital products for consumers, and are
committed to aggressive digital growth.
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 www.lee.net.
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.
- Job Family News
- Pay Type Hourly
- Bristol, VA, USA