Lebanon Democrat, Lebanon, Tennessee

Date Posted July 17, 2019
Industry Newspapers / Wires
Specialty Not Specified
Job Status Full-time
Salary Negotiable


The Lebanon Democrat, a thrice-weekly newspaper in growing Wilson County, Tennessee, is seeking an enthusiastic news reporter to join our team. The ideal candidate is intelligent, curious and passionate about the role of community journalism in today’s society.

Candidates should be able to report thoroughly, write accurately, follow AP style, avoid grammatical and spelling errors and be willing to immerse themselves in their beats. Photography skills are a plus. This is a position that will cover hard news beats such as criminal justice and city government, as well as write features.

Lebanon is the county seat of Wilson County, the fastest growing county in Tennessee, and is just 30 miles east of Nashville. It is home to Cumberland University and the largest county fair in the state.

The Democrat is part of Paxton Media Group, a family-owned chain of more than 30 daily newspapers and numerous weeklies. Pay is commensurate with experience and we offer the standard benefits, including health insurance and a 401(k).

To apply, send a cover letter, resume and three samples of your work to Publisher Mike Alexieff at

When applying, mention you saw this opening listed at