Education and General Assignment Reporter
Lee Enterprises, Inc.
The Longview Daily news in Southwest Washington is seeking a curious, multitasking reporter who is also a storyteller for an education and general assignment reporting position.
The position is part of an upbeat, collaborative newsroom and offers the opportunity to produce content for print and online on a wide variety of topics at a paper that values enterprise and watchdog reporting as well as narrative storytelling. Prior reporting experience is preferred, but a top-notch recent graduate could also qualify.
We’re located about 45 minutes north of Portland, Oregon. The Columbia River gorge is about an hour south of Longview, the Pacific Ocean is a one-hour drive to the west and Mount St. Helens and surrounding lakes and mountains are an hour east. When Mount St. Helens blew its top 40 years ago, The Daily News was there, and was honored with a Pulitzer Prize and other awards for our coverage.
Lee Enterprises offers competitive wages in a dynamic, interesting work environment with career growth opportunities. We offer an extensive benefit program that can be personalized to your needs. Our benefit program includes medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, company provided life insurance and supplemental life insurance. Options also include health savings accounts, flexible and spending accounts. In addition, we offer a 401K retirement plan with company match. Full-time and part-time non-union employees working 20 or more standard hours per week are eligible for 7 recognized company paid holidays each year. Full time employees receive 40 hours of paid sick time each year. We also offer generous paid time off to allow the flexibility to balance personal life and work, providing 15 PTO days per fiscal year which will be pro-rated based on hire date. Paid parental leave for new parents is also available. The pay range is $17.02 to $18.00 per hour. We are an equal opportunity employer. You can see our website at tdn.com and learn more about our company at www.lee.net.
If you have a great attitude and work ethic, and want to join the award-winning staff of the second-largest paper in the state, visit www.tdn.com/workhere and fill out an online application and attach resume and clips. If you have difficulty uploading your work, you can email Editor Penny Rosenberg at [email protected].
Why Join Us?
Lee Enterprises offers competitive wages in a dynamic, interesting work environment with career growth opportunities. We offer an extensive benefit program that can be personalized to your needs. Our benefit program includes medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, company provided life insurance and supplemental life insurance. In addition, we offer a 401K retirement plan with company match. We also offer generous paid time off to allow the flexibility to balance personal life and work. This includes paid parental leave for new parents.
Lee Enterprises is a leading provider of high-quality local news, 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 1.2 million daily. 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 are committed to attracting and retaining a workforce whose diversity reflects the communities we serve. Lee embraces change, and we recognize that we must create and maintain a culture of fervent inclusion. For more information about Lee, check us out at www.lee.net.
We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce. If you are excited about this role but do not meet 100% of the qualifications above, we encourage you to apply.