General Assignment Reporter
Posted on: July 15, 2019
Tuesday, July 9, 2019
Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is an innovative, digitally focused
media and marketing solutions company committed to strengthening
communities across our network. With an unmatched local-to-national
reach, Gannett touches the lives of more than 110 million people
monthly with our Pulitzer-Prize winning content, consumer
experiences and benefits, and advertiser products and services.
Gannett brands include USA TODAY NETWORK with the iconic USA TODAY
and more than 100 local media brands, digital marketing services
companies ReachLocal, SweetIQ, and United Kingdom media company
Newsquest. To connect with us, visit www.gannett.com.
The Lansing State Journal, part of the USA TODAY NETWORK, is
seeking a general assignment reporter to cover a variety of
assignments and breaking news in central Michigan. This reporter
must be motivated to identify and report compelling stories that
resonate with key audiences. The successful candidate will be eager
to learn, willing to collaborate and able to cover spot news or
tackle enterprise that provides context and answers questions for
our audience. He or she should be adept with digital reporting
tools and video, as well as comfortable presenting content in
formats favored by digital readers: concise, scannable copy that is
tightly focused and connects to their lives. Our reporters use
social media and LSJ events to connect with audiences and engage
with the community.
Desired skills: Strong people skills, daily journalism experience,
digital production skills – including photo, video and social
Qualifications: Successful candidates must be able to embrace the
digital (online) focus of our modern media company. Also required
is experience with collaborating in a cross-functional environment,
a four-year college degree in journalism and the ability to meet
deadlines. Some evening and weekend work will be required.
How to apply: Submit a single document file that includes 1) a
cover letter that conveys how you would approach a position like
this; 2) your resume in one or two pages; and 3) a link to three to
five examples of your best work that demonstrates relevant
experience. Please note: Applications submitted in a single PDF
document will receive highest consideration.
About us: The Lansing State Journal serves Michigan's dynamic state
capital market, along with employees/families from some of the
largest companies in the state and nation – such as Michigan State
University, General Motors, large corporate health care systems and
major insurance sector members. Entertainment includes Big Ten
sports, MSU's Wharton Center for Performing Arts, a ballpark home
to a single-A baseball team AND a U.S. League 1 professional soccer
league – plus abundant bars, restaurants, , parks, trails and more.
Lansing is also within easy driving distance of Detroit, Ann Arbor,
Grand Rapids, Chicago and the beautiful beaches of the Great
Gannett Co., is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug
free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We will
consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color,
national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance,
sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities,
disability, education, political affiliation, or veteran
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