Sports Reporter

Carbondale, IL, USA Req #15620
Wednesday, November 24, 2021
The Southern Illinoisan is looking for a full-time Sports Reporter to produce high-quality content with an emphasis on enterprise and high-engagement sports journalism.

This reporter should be comfortable writing clean copy on deadline, shooting photos, and capturing post-game interviews on video.  They should also seek out compelling feature stories on coaches and athletes while using analytics to guide coverage and continually grow our audience.  The ideal candidate will work closely with editors and colleagues to develop material for our sports audience channels and other initiatives.

If you're a dynamic sports reporter, let's talk!

This position is part of the Southern Illinois News Guild, a chapter of the United Media Guild.  The Southern Illinoisan is committed to creating a diverse, inclusive newsroom.

The Southern Illinoisan is a division of Lee Enterprises, a leading provider of local news, information and advertising, serving 77 markets in 26 states.  Lee's newspapers have daily circulation of 1.2 million and our websites reach more than 43 million digital unique visitors.  Check us out at


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  • Job Family News
  • Pay Type Hourly
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  • Carbondale, IL, USA