News Reporter - News - Local News

Lee Enterprises Inc   St. Louis, MO   Full-time     Writing / Editing
Posted on March 16, 2023
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The St. Louis Post-Dispatch is looking for a strong journalist and storyteller to cover a range of communities in our vibrant, diverse region. This reporter will need the drive to expose corruption and injustice and also the vision to see great stories in city council agendas and everyday people.

This job, which will focus on St. Louis County communities, must put breaking news in context, spot trends, pursue great human tales, watchdog governments, find news that others have overlooked and gauge the pulse of the residents we cover.

This is a chance to produce first-rate, hard-hitting journalism covering a region of 2.8 million people.

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 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 .

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.