Sioux City Journal general assignment reporting position

The Sioux City Journal, named one of Editor & Publisher’s “10 that do it right” for 2013, has an immediate opening for a general assignment reporter on our city desk.

This is an excellent opportunity for a graduating senior who has completed a newsroom internship and has solid college newspaper writing experience.

We’re looking for a talented, versatile writer who can handle both daily and enterprise assignments for our print, online and mobile products. The Journal is a digital-first newsroom that values watchdog reporting, strong analysis and visual storytelling.

The Journal, part of Lee Enterprises Inc., has won numerous state and national honors, including the 2012 Local Media Association Newspaper of the Year award.

Sioux City, on the banks of the Missouri River, is a thriving community in Northwest Iowa, with fantastic schools, a stable economy and affordable housing. Our downtown has a vibrant collection of restaurants, museums and entertainment venues that attract national touring acts and Broadway productions.

The Sioux City Journal offers a competitive compensation package, including comprehensive benefits. To apply or learn more about our company, please visit

The Sioux City Journal is a Drug-Free Employer.

The Sioux City Journal ( and Lee Enterprises Inc. ( are Equal Opportunity Employers.


Chris Coates, editor