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Are you a reporter who is good at multi-tasking and excels under deadline pressure? Do you enjoy both reporting on breaking news and taking a deeper dive for the bigger picture stories? If you are interested in covering businesses, development and economic opportunity from a variety of angles, then the Lansing State Journal is looking for you.
The Lansing region nestled in the middle of Michigan, is home to major international corporations and a growing number of smaller businesses including our downtown areas. Our business reporter must be highly motivated, with a proven ability to report compelling stories that resonate with diverse audiences.
Desired skills: Strong people skills,daily journalism experience, knowledge of how to access public records and digital production skills including photo, video and social media.
Successful candidates must be able to embrace the digital (online) focus of our modern media company.
Also required is experience with collaborating in a cross-functional environment, a four-year college degree in journalism and the ability to meet deadlines. Some evening and weekend work will be required.
How to apply: Submit a single document file that includes 1) a cover letter that conveys how you would approach a position like this; 2) your resume in one or two pages; and 3) a link to three to five examples of your best work that demonstrates relevant experience.
Please note: Applications submitted in a single PDF document will receive highest consideration.
About us: The Lansing State Journal serves Michigan's dynamic state capital market, along with employees/families from some of the largest companies in the state and nation such as Michigan State University, General Motors, large corporate health care systems and major insurance sector members.
Entertainment includes Big Ten sports, MSU's Wharton Center for Performing Arts, a ballpark home to a single-A baseball team AND a U.S. League 1 professional soccer league plus abundant bars, restaurants, parks, trails and more. Lansing is also within easy driving distance of Detroit, Ann Arbor, Grand Rapids, Chicago and the beautiful beaches of the Great Lakes.
Reporters who are interested in a fast-paced environment, providing context to breaking news or diving deep for bigger picture, revelatory stories will find success here. If you're looking for the next level, in a next-level city, consider your next career move as a business reporter in Lansing.
Gannett Co., 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.
Job Family News
Job Function Consumer
Pay Type Hourly
Lansing, MI, USA
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