Community sports and news reporter

Lee Enterprises Inc   Roanoke, VA   Full-time     Writing / Editing
Posted on June 25, 2024
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Community sports and news reporter

The Franklin News-Post is seeking a community sports and news reporter. The reporter will cover Franklin County High School and Ferrum College athletics, as well as community sports and news events in Rocky Mount, Boones Mill, Ferrum, Smith Mountain Lake and other areas of Franklin County. In addition to reporting and writing skills, applicants must be able to shoot and edit photos and video. Applicants must have a valid driver's license and vehicle for the position, which is remote-based. The Franklin News-Post is a community newspaper with roots dating back to the early 20th century.


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 73 markets in 26 states.

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.