Multimedia Sports Journalist

Lee Enterprises Inc   Bismarck, ND   Full-time     Writing / Editing
Posted on February 6, 2024
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Multimedia Sports Journalist

The Bismarck Tribune has an immediate opening for a multimedia sports journalist. The ideal candidate will be adept at covering a wide range of events and meeting tight deadlines.

The Tribune's award-winning sports department covers six local high schools and three colleges, along with auto racing, junior hockey, a Northwoods League baseball team and rodeo. We also cover numerous regional high schools. Candidates need to be digital savvy. The job involves writing for print and digital products, producing video and doing desk work. We're looking for reporters who can find compelling features that go beyond the score of the game.

Bismarck is North Dakota's capital and the state's second-largest city. It's home to many state tournaments, providing a variety of important events to cover. Bismarck and neighboring Mandan are along the Missouri River with miles of trails for outdoor activities along with a growing food and culture scene. The region also offers prime hunting and fishing opportunities. Bismarck-Mandan is a fun place to live and work, with the amenities of a big city without the traffic and high cost of living.

Why Join Us?

Lee Enterprises, Inc. 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 major subscription and advertising platform and a leading provider of local news and information, with daily newspapers, rapidly growing digital products and nearly 350 weekly and specialty publications serving 74 markets in 26 states. Year to date, Lee's newspapers have an average daily circulation of 1.0 million, and our legacy websites, including acquisitions, reach more than 34 million digital unique visitors.

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 at https://lee.net/careers/ and search for Bismarck. Be sure to include a cover letter, resume, and links to clip (or clips) of your work.