Data Reporter

Lee Enterprises Inc   St. Louis, MO   Full-time     Writing / Editing
Posted on November 9, 2022
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We are looking for a reporter who can use data to find and deliver great stories, and understands the impact that local news can have in a community. The reporter will join forces with beat reporters and editors to produce daily stories, enterprise, graphics and sophisticated data projects, and must be able to balance it all. Knowledge of public records laws and the ability to negotiate for data are essential.

The ideal candidate will have a good understanding of statistics and data analysis and must have experience using spreadsheet software, SQL, and Python or R. Familiarity with QGIS or other mapping software is preferred.

To apply, please submit a resume, cover letter explaining your approach to the job, and six stories that best show your abilities.

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 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.