Health & Education News Reporter

Lee Enterprises Inc   Roanoke, VA   Full-time
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Health and education news reporter

The Roanoke Times is seeking a reporter to cover health care and education. The health care aspect involves covering a nonprofit hospital and health care company that's the region's largest employer. It also encompasses a related medical school and biomedical research center in Roanoke as well as medical trend stories.

The education aspect is focused on K-12 education in the three largest school divisions in Southwest Virginia: Roanoke, Roanoke County and Montgomery County. These will be covered in collaboration with other beat reporters assigned to the Roanoke and New River valleys. The focus will be on major trends in public and private education affecting the region's children and families.

The candidate must be able to take photos and video, and must be adept at using social media both for storytelling and to find story ideas. The position requires working nights on occasion. Please submit three writing samples with your online application.


Why Join Us?

Lee Enterprises offers competitive wages in a dynamic, interesting work environment with career growth opportunities. We offer an extensive benefit program that can be personalized to your needs. Our benefit program includes medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, company provided life insurance and supplemental life insurance. In addition, we offer a 401K retirement plan with company match. We also offer generous paid time off to allow the flexibility to balance personal life and work. This includes paid parental leave for new parents.

Lee Enterprises is a leading provider of high-quality local news, with 77 daily newspapers in 26 states that have print, digital and e-replica versions. Lee's newspapers have a combined circulation of more than 1.2 million daily. Our digital sites attract more than 44 million unique visits monthly. We also have a rapidly growing roster of digital products for consumers, and are committed to aggressive digital growth.

Lee Enterprises is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to attracting and retaining a workforce whose diversity reflects the communities we serve. Lee embraces change, and we recognize that we must create and maintain a culture of fervent inclusion. For more information about Lee, check us out at .

We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce. If you are excited about this role but do not meet 100% of the qualifications above, we encourage you to apply.
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Lee Enterprises Inc

Roanoke, VA