Reporter

Atlantic City, NJ, USA Req #16935
Thursday, November 30, 2023

The Press of Atlantic City is seeking a dynamic and tech-savvy reporter with a passion for breaking news to join our digital news desk.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Cover breaking news with a focus on public safety and crime reporting.
  • Develop worthy story tips into enterprise/feature stories.
  • Utilize strong writing and reporting skills to engage our audience.
  • Shoot compelling videos and leverage social media to amplify news reporting.
  • Work effectively in a collaborative team environment.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Proficient in AP writing and reporting.
  • Ability to shoot video and use digital platforms effectively.
  • Demonstrated initiative and urgency in news reporting.
  • Strong teamwork and communication skills.
  • College degree is required.
  • This position requires working in our newsroom.
  • Some (1-2 years) experience in news reporting is preferred.
  • This is work-from-office position.

Why Join Us?

The Press of Atlantic City is located in South Jersey, a competitive, news-rich environment that includes Atlantic City and its billion-dollar casino industry, nightlife, Boardwalk and beaches. Philadelphia, New York and Washington, DC are within a few hours’ drive.

We are part of Lee Enterprises, 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 74 markets in 26 states.

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 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 www.lee.net. 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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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 74 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 www.lee.net.

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.

 

Other details

  • Job Family News
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Required Education Bachelor’s Degree
Location on Google Maps
  • Atlantic City, NJ, USA