Breaking News Reporter

205 N Main St, Bloomington, IL 61701, USA Req #4810
Tuesday, April 6, 2021
The Pantagraph in Bloomington, Illinois, is hiring a versatile and aggressive breaking news reporter to deliver high-impact journalism that engages our growing digital audience.  Urgency and competitiveness are key parts of this role, as is the ability to write conversational copy that connects.  The ideal candidate will know how to use video, multimedia and SEO to expand our brand.

This position includes a mix of public safety, courts, trends and anything else driving the news cycle of the moment, but we're also looking for a journalist who can spot opportunities for enterprise and larger projects as well.

Hours will be Wednesday through Sunday.

The Pantagraph values strong breaking news, crucial watchdog reporting and memorable journalism to serve our communities.

Bloomington-Normal is about halfway between Chicago and St. Louis.  Our community features two universities, is the global headquarters of State Farm Insurance and is home to Rivian Automotive's new electric vehicle factory.  We offer lots to do and report on.  Come join us! 

The Pantagraph 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 www.lee.net.

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Other details

  • Job Family News
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • 205 N Main St, Bloomington, IL 61701, USA