City Government Reporter

The Pantagraph

Bloomington, Illinois

Date Posted September 28, 2021
Industry Newspapers / Wires
Specialty Not Specified
Job Status Full-time
Salary Not Specified


The Pantagraph is seeking an ambitious reporter to cover Bloomington municipal government in Central Illinois.

This reporter will own this important beat and make the decisions of government relevant to our growing audience on all platforms.  Reporting ranges from quick-turn enterprise pieces to long-range, deep dives on trends and issues important to our readers.

Experience with alt. stories, multimedia storytelling and social media are crucial, as is a background in records requests and understanding municipal budgets.  This position includes some general assignment work, as well as occasional weekend shifts.

We value menaningful and memorable journalism that focuses on the voices of real people, has a sense of place and starts conversations.  If you like to dig deep and can help our public service focus, let's talk.

The Pantagraph is a division of Lee Enterprises, Inc., a leading provider of local news, information and advertising, serving 77 markets in 26 states.  Lee's newspapers have daily circulation of 1.2 million and our websites reach more than 43 million digital unique visitors.  Check us out at