Reporter

Lee Enterprises Inc   Carlisle, PA   Full-time     Writing / Editing
Posted on September 8, 2022
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The Sentinel, a Lee Enterprises newspaper in Carlisle, PA, is looking for a reporter to join our team in central Pennsylvania.

Combined with cumberlink.com, The Sentinel provides digital and print coverage for Cumberland County (population 255,000). That coverage includes a long tradition of producing excellent content for local news, and we have been named the best overall newspaper in our division in the state four times in the last five years.

Carlisle has a population of just over 19,000 people and serves as the county seat for Cumberland County, the fastest growing county in the state. The town sits home to Dickinson College as well as the US Army War College. The area is within two hours of Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington DC, and three hours of Pittsburgh.

Digital comes first with an emphasis on video, social media and engaging our digital audience, which grew b 30% in the last year. Our print product publishes six days a week, and we coordinate page production with our Lee Enterprises design desk.

Reporting experience is preferred. This job requires independent thinking, great communication skills, and a bachelor's degree in a related area. Lee Enterprises offers ample training opportunities and the tools to help reporters grow in a digital news environment.

This position will focus on the Carlisle area and Cumberland County government, building content (stories, video, charts, data) around local government coverage and news features.

We offer a variety of medical, dental and vision options to best fit your needs. We also offer 401(k) with company match, life insurance and a generous paid time off plan.

Lee Enterprises is 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 its websites reach more than 43 million digital unique visitors. Check us out at www.lee.net.

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