News Reporter

Lee Enterprises Inc   Carlisle, PA   Full-time     Writing / Editing
Posted on November 3, 2023
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The Sentinel, a Lee Enterprises newspaper in Carlisle, PA, is looking for an enterprise reporter who will write in-depth stories about issues affecting Cumberland County and central Pennsylvania.

We are looking for an ambitious reporter who is capable of producing at least two enterprise stories a week and who will work collaboratively with staff for visual and multimedia elements. An ideal candidate will have at least two years of experience and have a good understanding of data-based journalism.

The hourly position will also include work with the editors, occasionally providing back-up with story assignments and budgeting stories for the print and e-editions of the newspaper.

Evening and weekend work is possible but will be rare with this position.

To apply, please submit a resume, cover letting explaining your approach to the job and clips of previous stories that best show your abilities.

Carlisle has a population of just over 19,000 people and is the county seat for Cumberland County, the fastest growing county in the state. The town is home to Dickinson College and the US Army War College. The area is within two hours of Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington, DC, and three hours of Pittsburgh.

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 74 markets in 26 states. Year to date, Lee's newspapers have an average daily circulation of 1.0 million, and our legacy websites, including acquisitions, reach more than 34 million digital unique visitors.

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.