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Southern Illinoisan seeks part-time sportswriter

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by writingump, Nov 12, 2021.

  1. writingump

    writingump Member

    The Southern Illinoisan is looking for a part-time Sports Reporter to produce high-quality content with an emphasis on enterprise and high-engagement sports journalism. This is a 30-hour per week job.

    This reporter should be comfortable writing clean copy on deadline, shooting photos, and capturing post-game interviews on video. They should also seek out compelling feature stories on coaches and athletes while using analytics to guide coverage and continually grow our audience. The ideal candidate will work closely with editors and colleagues to develop material for our sports audience channels and other initiatives.

    If you're a dynamic sports reporter, let's talk!

    This position is part of the Southern Illinois News Guild, a chapter of the United Media Guild. The Southern Illinoisan is committed to creating a diverse, inclusive newsroom.

    The Southern Illinoisan is a division of Lee Enterprises, 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 www.lee.net.

    Apply via this link:

    Job opportunity at Lee Enterprises - Part-time Sports Reporter


    I'm one of the two full-timers at this shop, so if you have questions, DM me.
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