The Citizen, an award-winning multimedia news organization in the beautiful Fingers Lakes region of New York state, is seeking a highly motivated news reporter to cover people, places and institutions in our communities. Join a newsroom that consistently excels as the top local news sources in its market, with 12 nominations in our latest statewide Associated Press contest. Our team includes the Syracuse Press Club's Journalist of the Year recipient and a photojournalist who has picked up two international awards this year.
For this opening, we're looking for a person who embraces our mission to be the dominant information source in our market in print and in our rapidly growing digital products. We want someone who loves to dig into documents for enterprise stories, chase down leads to break news, shoot videos to supplement event coverage and post live tweets from the field.
Reporters with more than one year of newsroom experience or college graduates with newsroom internships completed are welcome to apply. Please include a cover letter with your application that explains why you want to be part of our team.
The Citizen offers a complete benefits package which includes generous paid time off, medical, dental and vision plans, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, and paid holidays.
The Citizen is a division of Lee Enterprises, a leading provider of local news, information and advertising in primarily midsize markets, with 46 daily newspapers and a joint interest in two others, along with rapidly growing digital products and nearly 300 specialty publications in 21 states. Lee's newspapers have circulation of 0.9 million daily and 1.4 million Sunday, reaching more than three million readers daily.
Lee's digital sites attract more than 25 million unique visits monthly. For more information about The Citizen and Lee, please visit www.auburnpub.com and www.lee.net.
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Lee Enterprises, Incorporated