Posted: 12/21/21
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Sports Reporter

The News Herald
Morganton, North Carolina

The News Herald, a Lee Enterprises company located in western North Carolina, is looking for a Sports Reporter.

Candidate would be responsible for covering high school sports, compiling sports briefs, staff reports, high school sports feature writing and game previews, college sports signings, keeping and compiling statistics, columns and more. And as this is a multimedia position, the candidate will be responsible for capturing videos, posting to social media, uploading stories and photos to the website and occasionally taking photographs.

The position also will include some other sports duties each week, including downloading and compiling wire content from The Associated Press and other Lee Newspapers, budgeting sports sections and approving page proofs. In addition, the candidate will be tasked with assisting the newsroom on general news assignments to be determined by the Editor.

If you have the talent we are looking for, apply at https://lee.net/careers/ and search for The News Herald, Morganton, NC or email editor@morganton.com and please include a cover letter, resume and three to four work samples.

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 the nation’s fourth-largest 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.

To Apply:

Apply at https://lee.net/careers/ and search for The News Herald, Morganton, NC or email editor@morganton.com and please include a cover letter, resume and three to four work samples.

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