Effingham Daily News

Effingham, Illinois

Date Posted July 22, 2021
Industry Newspapers / Wires
Specialty Not Specified
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Status Full-time
Salary Negotiable



The Effingham Daily News in central Illinois seeks a reporter to cover all aspects of local news. You'll write, photograph and shoot video for breaking news and features, explore issues related to local government and schools, dig deep on enterprise projects, and write magazine-style pieces for several niche publications. A journalism degree and some daily newspaper experience preferred, but we'll consider recent graduates who wrote for their college newspaper. We want a newshound who understands why local journalism remains so important to a community. Many of our award-winning reporters have moved on to larger newspapers. Our company owns 90 newspapers in 22 states and we were named its "Newspaper of the Year" for 2020 because of our robust news and sports coverage. Email a cover letter, resume, references, story clips and photos to the editor, Jeff Long, at or send them by snail mail to the editor's attention at: Effingham Daily News, 201 N. Banker St., Effingham, IL 62401. The Effingham Daily News is a CNHI newspaper. Applicants must have a clean driving record.

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