Sports Storyteller - Lansing State Journal


The Lansing State Journal, an award-winning newspaper in Michigan’s capital city, is looking for a sports storyteller who will take readers beyond the predictable to provide truly unique coverage of Greater Lansing’s sports scene – which includes, but is not limited to – Michigan State sports. Our storyteller must be entrepreneurial, willing to take risks and be innovative in story approaches for multiple platforms. Digital skills, including video and social media, are a must. So is the ability to write enterprising and watchdog stories that rely on public records, data and strong sourcing. Reporters interested in a traditional beat that entails primarily game coverage need not apply. This is not an entry-level position.


Candidates will embrace the digital focus of our media company, have reporting and narrative writing experience, a four-year college degree and the ability to meet deadlines for myriad platforms.

Candidates should apply online at and submit a cover letter, resume and work samples to [email protected]

We offer competitive pay and benefits including: Comprehensive Health, Dental and Vision coverage, Life Insurance, 401(K) Saving Plan, paid vacation, paid company holidays, paid time off to volunteer in the community, an employee discount program and more!


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Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) 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 status.

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