General Assignment Reporter

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

Date Posted March 24, 2020
Industry Newspapers / Wires
Specialty General Assignment
Job Status Full-time
Salary Not Specified
Website https://lee.net/

Description:

The Post-Star of Glens Falls, N.Y., seeks a full-time general assignment reporter. The ideal candidate will have experience in covering breaking news for multiple platforms, developing and following stories from night meetings, and using FOIL in news gathering. An interest in blogging and a desire to write, in fresh and alternative ways, about businesses, people and community events is important. Taking photos and video to accompany stories is part of the reporter’s duties. Reporters must be able to balance longer enterprise reporting with shorter deadline stories and briefs.

Must have a valid driver’s license, good driving record, and access to a reliable vehicle.

Please include a cover letter, resume and four to six writing samples or links with your application.

The Post Star offers a competitive starting base salary plus commission, and benefits package including medical, dental, & vision insurance, generous paid time off, 401K, and life insurance.

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.

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