Public Safety and Courts Reporter
Lee Enterprises, Inc. is looking for an ambitious and enterprising reporter to join our team and cover public safety, crime and courts across our Central Illinois region.
This versatile and determined journalist will possess a deep sense of urgency and an understanding of our role in a competitive news environment.
In this beat, you'll juggle a wide variety of short- and long-range stories, from breaking news and quick takes to in-depth projects. We need someone who can spot trends and build out enterprise stories that resonate with our community.
Our organization values watchdog and public service journalism. The ideal candidate will have experience with public document requests, as well as multimedia storytelling techniques and video.
This position is based in our Bloomington, Illinois office and includes weekend and evening shifts.
If you are driven by scoops, breaking news and helping grow audience, let's talk.
Lee Enterprises, a leading media organization providing local news and information, and a major platform for advertising, serves 49 markets in 21 states with daily newspapers, rapidly growing digital products and nearly 300 weekly and specialty publications. For more information about Lee, visit lee.net.
Lee Enterprises and the Central Illinois Group are Equal Opportunity Employers.