Part-time Multimedia Journalist

710 N Illinois Ave, Carbondale, IL 62901, USA Req #4396
Thursday, January 21, 2021
The Southern Illinoisan seeks a part-time multimedia journalist to join its award-winning staff.  This position is for a general assignment reporter who will work up to 30 hours per week, and carries a strong expectation of self-shot video, to accompany long-form digital story-telling and the ability to act urgently in breaking news on our digital platforms.  A demonstrated eye for photography is a major plus.

The Southern Illinoisan, headquartered in Carbondale, is the daily regional newspaper for Southern Illinois - a vibrant news market and home to Southern Illinois University and the Shawnee National Forest.  Our collaborative newsroom values investigative and urgent breaking multimedia journalism that makes a difference for our community.  Our ideal candidate is a self-starter who will bring fresh ideas and creative storytelling skills to our newsroom.

Along with your resume, please include a cover letter, at least three published clips and three professional references.

This position is part of the Southern Illinois News Guild, a chapter of the United Media Guild.  The Southern Illinoisan is committed to creating a diverse, inclusive newsroom.

The Southern Illinoisan is a division of Lee Enterprises, 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 our websites reach more than 43 million digital unique visitors.  Check us out at


Other details

  • Job Family News
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • 710 N Illinois Ave, Carbondale, IL 62901, USA