Digital Reporter

Lee Enterprises Inc   Council Bluffs, IA   Full-time     Writing / Editing
Posted on January 16, 2023
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The Daily Nonpareil-Where your stories matter!

The Daily Nonpareil, a Lee Enterprises, Inc. publication is seeking a full-time talented digital reporter to join our team. The idea candidate will be able to adapt and excel as part of a team in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment. We are seeking a journalist who can innovate, bring new ideas, and help push us to the next level.

Are you ready?

Do you possess a versatile skillset including the ability to write snappy stories, produce engaging new videos, and craft inviting social media posts to engage and grow our audience? Do you have experience with interactive graphics and/or digital journalism, prior journalism experience, and are familiar with AP style? If so, this could be the role for you! Primary job duties include:
  • Write and post urgent, breaking news stories on the website
  • Shoot, edit and post video to accompany content
  • Manage social media and website posts to grow our digital audience
  • Prepare stories and content from others for online presentation and debut
  • Monitor the police scanner and local agencies' social media and websites to assess potential news stories
  • Interpret web analytics to enable colleagues to respond to trends.
This position work primarily work day hours Monday through Friday, although some evening and weekend work will be required on occasion.

What is in it for you?

Lee offers competitive and affordable wages in a supportive, team-oriented work environment. In addition, we offer a comprehensive and affordable benefit program, which includes cell phone stipend, medical, dental, vision, LTD, STD and life insurance. We also offer generous time off including paid parental leave for new parents. Our 401K program includes employer contributions. We support career growth opportunities! The Daily Nonpareil is located in Western Iowan, just over the river from Omaha Nebraska.

Come grow with us!

Bring your passion to our team by applying at lee.net/careers/ and search for Council Bluffs, Iowa. We support career growth opportunities! Lee Enterprises is a leader in providing high-quality local news with 77 daily publications in 26 states with print, digital and e-replica versions. 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 respect diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. All offers are contingent upon candidates passing a post-offer 4-panel drug screen, MVR Check, and background check. We participate in E-verify.