News - Community Reporter

Lafayette, IN, USA Req #9215

Friday, August 30, 2019

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The Journal & Courier in Lafayette, Ind., seeks a talented, experienced enterprise reporter to strengthen its depth and breadth of reporting. The position is strictly a news writing position, but will vary on topics based on need and developments in our community. The reporter will be expected to produce, on average, 2-4 stories -- all 1A centerpiece worthy -- per week. The stories will be both revelatory and solutions oriented, aimed at making Tippecanoe County a better place to live. The reporting will be focused on the people, trends, issues and needs of our community. The reporter will work closely with the J&C photographer to develop unique and engaging visuals for each story.

Professional reporting experience, as well as a strong grasp of open record laws and research skills are required.


Application Instructions:


When applying, please include a single document with as much of the following as possible:

a brief cover letter explaining your interest and fit for the position, your updated resume, and portfolio/clips/links to a few samples of your work. It's important that these items be assembled into a single document, preferably in PDF format. The application will only allow one document upload. Completing these steps will ensure that you receive the highest consideration.

We offer a competitive base salary and career growth opportunities. We also offer you a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, Paid Time Off, Company Paid Holidays, employee discount programs and domestic partner benefits. Our 401(k) is top-notch and the contributions you make up to the first 5% are eligible for a 100% company match.

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