GANNETT

News - Features Reporter

3+ months agoFort Myers, FL

Florida, USA • Fort Myers, FL, USA • Naples, FL, USA Req #19317

Thursday, July 7, 2022

Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is a subscription-led and digitally focused media and marketing solutions company committed to empowering communities to thrive. With an unmatched reach at the national and local level, Gannett touches the lives of millions with our Pulitzer-Prize winning content, consumer experiences and benefits, and advertiser products and services.

Our current portfolio of media assets includes USA TODAY, local media organizations in 46 states in the U.S., and Newsquest, a wholly owned subsidiary operating in the United Kingdom with more than 120 local news media brands. Gannett also owns the digital marketing services companies ReachLocal, Inc., UpCurve, Inc., and WordStream, Inc., which are marketed under the LOCALiQ brand, and runs the largest media-owned events business in the U.S., USA TODAY NETWORK Ventures.

To connect with us, visit www.gannett.com .

The world is changing fast, and we're seeking a dynamic features writer who can make sense of it all.

We're looking for someone who can generate news-feature stories, including pieces on the latest trends and profiles on interesting people in Southwest Florida.

  • This job is for a journalist who brings many tools:
  • someone who can write stories for print and online, sometimes on a tight deadline
  • a journalist with strong SEO (search engine optimization) skills
  • someone who understands social media such as creating Instagram stories and sharing them in an informative and fun way.
  • And on occasion, you'll be asked to help with entertainment and food coverage when someone is out.
The person hired also would help gather information on upcoming events for calendars and lists, such as what restaurants are open on Thanksgiving. Candidates need not be from the Fort Myers or Naples areas.

We are eager to learn more about you and how you fit this role. When you apply, don't limit your upload to a resume; show us what you've done. To do so, put together a single document file that includes the following, in this order:

1. Your resume - one to two pages.

2. A cover letter that outlines how you would approach the job.

3. Links to 3-6 online samples of your work. Show us what you've produced or had a hand in that best reflects what you can do in your desired role.

It is important that these items be assembled into a single document and uploaded in PDF format. Completing these steps will ensure that your application receives the highest consideration.

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Gannett Co., Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer committed to building and maintaining a diverse workforce. As such, we will consider all qualified applicants for employment and do not discriminate in connection with employment decisions on the basis of an applicant or employee's race, color, national origin, ethnicity, ancestry, citizenship status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, marital status, personal appearance (including height and weight), sexual orientation, family responsibilities, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy status (including childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), education, genetic characteristics or information, political affiliation, military or veteran status or other classifications protected by applicable federal, state and local laws in the jurisdictions where Gannett employs employees. In addition, Gannett Co., Inc. will provide applicants who require a reasonable accommodation, as a result of an applicant's disability or religion, to complete this employment application and/or any other process in connection with an individuals' application for employment with Gannett Co., Inc. Applicants who require such accommodation should contact Gannett Co., Inc.'s Recruitment Department at Recruit@gannett.com.

Client-provided location(s): Fort Myers, FL, USA; Hopewell, FL 33567, USA; Naples, FL, USA
Job ID: utn-19317

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness
    • HSA With Employer Contribution
    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • FSA
    • Wellness Program
    • Pet Insurance
    • Mental Health Benefits
    • HSA
  • Parental Benefits and Childcare
    • Paid Family Leave
    • Fertility Benefits
    • Adoption Assistance Program
    • Family Support Resources
  • Work Flexibility
    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Remote Work Opportunities
    • Hybrid Work Opportunities
  • Office Life and Perks
    • Commuter Benefits Program
    • Casual Dress
    • Employee Resource Groups (ERG)
  • Vacation and Time Off
    • Paid Vacation
    • Paid Holidays
    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Leave of Absence
    • Volunteer Time Off
  • Financial and Retirement
    • 401(K) With Company Matching
    • Relocation Assistance
    • Financial Counseling
    • Company Equity
    • Performance Bonus
  • Professional Development
    • Fellowship Program
    • Leadership Training Program
    • Mentor Program
    • Access to Online Courses
    • Lunch and Learns
    • Work Visa Sponsorship
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Promote From Within
  • Diversity and Inclusion
    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program