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Lee Enterprises Inc   Florence, SC   Full-time     Writing / Editing
Posted on September 8, 2022
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The Morning News in Florence, S.C., seeks an experienced reporter to cover local government and politics.

The successful candidate will primarily be responsible for coverage of Florence city and county government as well as local politics, and will assist with other local news, such as law enforcement, education and business.

The focus will be explaining how city and county government work and its impact on the daily lives of our residents. Must be willing to track government spending and hold government officials responsible for how tax dollars are spent. Every story must tell our readers why the story should be important to them.

The reporter also will be responsible for producing photos and videos to accompany their stories. A video portfolio is highly desirable.

We're looking for an outgoing, personable self-starter who can multitask on deadline as part of our high-performing news team. Solid writing, grammar and editing skills are required as is experience with digital publishing systems. Salary is commensurate with experience.

Florence is a beautiful, desirable community with a lively arts and culture scene. It is also home to Francis Marion University, one of the top public education institutions in South Carolina. We are about an hour away from Myrtle Beach, S.C. and the Atlantic Ocean.

We are an equal opportunity employer, and value diversity in our newsroom.