Oklahoma Capitol Bureau Reporter

Lee Enterprises Inc   Tulsa, OK   Full-time     Writing / Editing
Posted on September 3, 2023
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The Tulsa World is seeking an experienced journalist to help expand the coverage of state government, politics and policy. The reporter will cover all elements of the Legislature and other state agencies, working on enterprise reporting that readers can't find anywhere else, write breaking news stories and create in-depth work that give readers context and insight on Oklahoma's political scene. Other duties include being active and engaged on social media, shooting video and working with photographers to help gather information to best show the story.

This reporter will join the Tulsa World's veteran reporting team that includes a reporter at the Capitol and other reporters focused on government and politics. This reporter will also appear in videos and podcasts published by the Tulsa World.

This is a position is based in Oklahoma City and will work from the Capitol. This staff writer will report to the city editor.

About the Tulsa World

The Tulsa World has reported on the biggest stories in Oklahoma since 1905, before Oklahoma became a state. The mission of the Tulsa World is to produce an exclusive daily report focused on local news, business, arts, entertainment, sports and different perspectives of its community. That local, independent journalism is distributed in a daily printed newspaper seven days a week, online at tulsaworld.com and on the Tulsa World App, and on videos and podcasts.

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 75 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 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.