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Company: Lincoln Journal Star
Position:
Reporter
Location:
Nebraska
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
November 22, 2013
Job ID: 1536740

Description:

The Lincoln Journal Star is looking for an energetic, resourceful reporter who can tell a good story and be a daily contributor on digital, social and print platforms.

We need a self-starter with strong traditional journalism skills that apply to a digital-first strategy. We want someone who strives to own his or her beat, who wants a regular spot on A1 and who shares an excitement for the future of our rapidly changing industry.

Lincoln is a growing capital city, and the Journal Star is in the middle of the action. We’re just blocks from a new 15,000-seat arena and a burgeoning entertainment district with bars, restaurants and music venues. Lincoln has strong K-12 schools, a Big Ten university and cultural and recreational options.

As part of Lee Enterprises, the Lincoln Journal Star offers excellent earnings potential and a full benefits package, along with a professional and comfortable work environment focused on growth opportunities for employees. We are an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace. All applicants considered for employment must pass a post-offer drug screen, background and DMV check prior to commencing employment.

Application is a TWO stop process:

- Applicants must apply online at www.journalstar.com/workhere.


- Send a resume, a cover letter describing how you would approach the job and three to five of your best work samples to Todd Henrichs, city editor, at thenrichs@journalstar.com.

 

Qualifications:

  • Journalism experience or equivalent education required
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Demonstrated skill and ability with Multi-media platforms
  • Demonstrated news writing and reporting ability
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work within a fast paced environment
  • Work within a team environment

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