Sports Reporter

Lee Enterprises Inc   Council Bluffs, IA   Full-time     Writing / Editing
Posted on March 4, 2023
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The Daily Nonpareil-Where your stories matter!

The Daily Nonpareil, a Lee Enterprises, Inc. publication in Council Bluffs, Iowa is seeking a talented action oriented Sports Reporter join our team to develop compelling, timely and well-sourced sports stories that accurately reflect the nature of the sporting events covered in Council Bluffs, Southwest Iowa and Sarpy County. The ideal candidate will be adept at telling the story of a game through writing, video, and photos for print, the website a nd multi-media digital platforms to m eet the needs of and grow our target digital audience.

Are you ready?

Do you love sports? Are you able to write stories about local sporting events t hat resonate with local readers? Are you skilled in writing, photography, videography and digital platforms including social media? Are you AP style proficient? If so, this may be the role for you! Preference will be given to candidates with a degree or prior experience in journalism or sports communication. Equivalent experience will also be considered. New graduates are welcome to apply! Reliable transportation, current driver's license, auto insurance and a satisfactory motor vehicle record is required.

What's in it for you?

Council Bluffs is just minutes away from Omaha, NE. This area is a great place to live and offers nearby opportunities such as concerts, restaurants, museums, golf courses, sporting activities, outdoor parks and recreation, nightlife, good schools and affordable housing opportunities.

Lee Enterprises offers competitive wages in a supportive work environment with career growth opportunities. In addition, we offer a competitive and affordable benefit program, which includes medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D, LTD, and STD. Our generous time off program includes paid parental leave for new parents. We also offer a 401K with employer contributions. Career advancement opportunities are available.

If you have the talent we are looking for apply at and search for Council Bluffs. Please include a cover letter, resume and three to four work samples.

Come Grow with Us!

Lee Enterprises is a leader in providing high-quality local news and information 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 1.0 million daily. Our digital sites attract more than 47 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 a drug-free workplace and all applicants considered for employment must successfully complete a post-offer 4-panel drug screen and background/motor vehicle check prior to commencing employment. Lee Enterprises is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to growing a diverse and inclusive workforce, and participates in E-Verify.