Editorial Assistant (part-time)

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 and SweetIQ, and U.K. media company Newsquest. To connect with us, visit www.gannett.com .

The Lansing State Journal - part of the USA TODAY NETWORK - has an opening for a part-time editorial assistant to assist in newsroom tasks and day-to-day operations. Ideal candidates will possess excellent writing and oral communication skills, as well as superb proofreading skills as required in any journalism role.

This mostly clerical position will include answering phone calls and emails from the public and routing them through proper channels, which may include the community calendar, letters to the editor submissions, classified/advertising or reporters in various beats throughout the newsroom.

This position is approximately 16 hours per week. Journalism students are encouraged to apply, however those with upper level coursework or portfolio experience will be given higher consideration - additional portfolio and resume-building opportunities are built into this role. Open availability and year-round employees are preferred.

We thank all who express interest in this opportunity; only individuals selected for an interview will be contacted. Are you the right person to join our team?


Gannett Co., Inc. 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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