Sports Reporter - The Roanoke Times

Lee Enterprises Inc   Roanoke, VA   Full-time     Writing / Editing
Posted on January 6, 2023
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Sports reporter - The Roanoke Times

The Roanoke Times is seeking a reporter to cover Virginia Tech football and general assignment sports. The primary duty is coverage of the Virginia Tech football beat, a major driver of print and digital circulation. Offseason duties include not only Virginia Tech football news but general assignment, including some Radford University coverage, high school games and features on the Roanoke area's minor-league baseball and minor-league hockey players. Candidates must be experienced at writing on deadline, have knowledge of AP style and have multimedia experience including shooting and editing video. This job involves night and weekend work on a regular basis, particularly during football season.


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.