University of Missouri Sports Beat Writer

Lee Enterprises Inc   St Louis, MO   Full-time
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The St. Louis Post-Dispatch is looking for a versatile, hard-charging and digitally focused journalist to lead our coverage of University of Missouri sports teams. This is a chance to be THE leading source of Mizzou sports news. You'll cover football, basketball and other top sports in the SEC. We want a writer who is comfortable in all facets of a sports beat, from game coverage, to breaking news, to features, to strong analysis. The job entails a full range of preview, in-season and post-season coverage. It includes responsibilities such as podcasts, live chats, newsletters and videos. And we're open to new ideas on how to best cover the team on our digital platforms. This position has yielded a range of top awards in the past, including Sportswriter of the Year by the National Sports Media Association, APSE top 10 national beat writer honors, and Beat Writer of the Year by the Football Writers Association of America. This is a chance to establish, or cement, yourself as a premier college sports writer.

Please attach at least 6-8 writing samples, or a link to your work, when you apply.

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 major subscription and advertising platform and a leading provider of local news and information, with daily newspapers, rapidly growing digital products and nearly 350 weekly and specialty publications serving 75 markets in 26 states. Year to date, Lee's newspapers have an average daily circulation of 1.0 million, and our legacy websites, including acquisitions, reach more than 34 million digital unique visitors.

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

St Louis, MO