Sports Reporter

Lee Enterprises Inc   Lynchburg, VA   Full-time     Writing / Editing
Posted on May 4, 2023
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The News & Advance has an opening for a sports reporter to join our team. Our newsroom is ideal for journalists looking for growth and opportunity.

This beat primarily focuses on covering Division I athletics at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia. Additional duties include helping with Division III athletics, high school sports, minor league baseball and occasional amateur golf matches. Travel during the LU football season is expected.

Experience with photography and videography is preferred but not required; we offer training opportunities for enthusiastic learners. Previous newspaper experience is preferred, but entry-level candidates with college experience will be considered.

You must be able to work nights, weekends and holidays as needed. Lynchburg is located in the beautiful foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Central Virginia. It has a thriving downtown and arts scene and is one of the best places anywhere to get outdoors for running, hiking, biking, and canoeing.


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.