Posted: 12/21/21
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Education/General Assignment Reporter

The News Herald
Morganton, North Carolina

The News Herald, a Lee Enterprises company, is looking for an Education Reporter.

Candidate would be responsible for covering education, general assignments and providing support to the crime and breaking news position. This position also is responsible for assisting in managing social media posts and uploading stories to the website, along with providing photos and videos to accompany stories. Must have strong understanding of AP style and strong interviewing skills and be able to work on a very tight deadline and to turn stories around quickly.

Must have reliable transportation, current auto insurance, and maintain a good driving record. Must be able to pass a background check and drug test.

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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