Sports Writer

Lee Enterprises/The Post Star, Glens Falls, New York

Date PostedMay 23, 2019
IndustryNewspapers / Wires
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryNot Specified
Websitehttps://lee.net/
Description:

The Post-Star of Glens Falls, N.Y. is looking for a solid all-around journalist to join our award-winning sports staff. We cover a broad range of sports, including 35 high schools, a minor-league hockey team, a summer college baseball team, horse racing at Saratoga and the state basketball tournament. We prefer journalists with daily newspaper/website experience, but will consider an exceptional entry-level candidate. Multimedia skills are a must. 

This position will center on coverage of high school sports, but the person we hire will be involved in all aspects of our operation. Candidates must be comfortable covering games, writing feature and enterprise stories, producing content for our website, taking occasional photos and editing copy and headlines for our section.

The Post Star offers a competitive salary, and full benefits package including health insurance, paid holidays, Paid Time Off, and 401(k).

The Post Star is a division of Lee Enterprises, a leading provider of local news and information, and a major platform for advertising, in its markets, with 46 daily newspapers and a joint interest in four others, rapidly growing digital products and nearly 300 specialty publications in 22 states. Lee's newspapers have circulation of 1.2 million daily and 1.4 million Sunday, reaching nearly four million readers in print alone. Lee's websites and mobile and tablet products attracted 23.2 million unique visitors in March 2013. Lee's markets include St. Louis, MO; Lincoln, NE; Madison, WI; Davenport, IA; Billings, MT; Bloomington, IL; and Tucson, AZ. Lee Common Stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol LEE. For more information about Lee or The Post Star, please visit www.lee.net or www.poststar.com.

The Post-Star is a drug-free employer. The Post-Star and Lee Enterprises are Equal Opportunity Employers. 

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