Breaking News Reporter

Lee Enterprises Inc   Tucson, AZ   Full-time     Writing / Editing
Posted on May 4, 2023
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If you thrive on the hustle of breaking news, the Arizona Daily Star, a Lee Enterprises company, has the ideal job for you. We are looking for an entry-level journalist to cover breaking news across all platforms, but primarily for a digital audience. As breaking news reporter you will produce timely, accurate, concise and well-structured stories about public safety, traffic, weather and other topics. You will file stories from the field and will produce stories, videos and photos. To be the best candidate for the job you must understand the importance of breaking and updating news online and be willing to learn and use various digital tools to engage readers. You should know photography basics and be able to shoot photos at news scenes as needed. As part of our digital news team you will work closely with teammates and will receive regular training. Hours are Sunday-Thursday, mostly days but there will be some night shifts depending on news. News writing experience is required. The ability to speak Spanish is preferred.

Why Join Us?

Lee Enterprises offers competitive wages in a dynamic, interesting work environment with career growth opportunities. We offer an extensive benefit program that can be personalized to your needs. Our benefit program includes medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, company provided life insurance and supplemental life insurance. In addition, we offer a 401K retirement plan with company match. We also offer generous paid time off to allow the flexibility to balance personal life and work. This includes paid parental leave for new parents.

Lee Enterprises is a leading provider of high-quality local news, with 77 daily newspapers in 26 states that have print, digital and e-replica versions. Lee's newspapers have a combined circulation of more than 1.2 million daily. Our digital sites attract more than 44 million unique visits monthly. We also have a rapidly growing roster of digital products for consumers, and are committed to aggressive digital growth.

Lee Enterprises is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to attracting and retaining a workforce whose diversity reflects the communities we serve. Lee embraces change, and we recognize that we must create and maintain a culture of fervent inclusion. For more information about Lee, check us out at .

We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce. If you are excited about this role but do not meet 100% of the qualifications above, we encourage you to apply.