Reporter at Casper Star-Tribune (Casper, WY)

The Casper Star-Tribune, Wyoming’s statewide newspaper and top media organization, is seeking a talented reporter with high ambitions and storytelling skills to join our news team.

Education will be your primary focus, but there will be opportunities for general assignment and feature work as well.

Enterprise and online reporting are a must here, so evidence of investigative and writing skills will put you ahead of the field, as will multimedia abilities. We’re looking for someone who is as comfortable asking tough questions of state education leaders as they are writing about real life inside a school.

The opportunity for impactful, career-building education journalism is here.

The successful candidate will have excellent time management and organizational skills, including the ability to deliver on deadline and manage multiple priorities. You’ll need a bachelor’s degree, excellent verbal skills and a willingness to improve.

Our newsroom is hard-working but fun, and we take pride in being our state’s largest media voice. The Star-Tribune has been named Wyoming’s best daily newspaper for the past two years, and our reporters have taken home dozens of awards at state and regional competitions and gone on to jobs at major metros.

Outside the newsroom, Wyoming offers endless outdoor opportunities. We’re at the base of a beautiful mountain range where you can hike in the summer and ski in the winter. World-class camping and fishing spots are just a short drive out of town. Casper boasts a small-town feel with big city offerings of restaurants, shopping and the arts. And if you’re missing the big city, Denver is an easy drive.

The Casper Star-Tribune is a Lee Enterprises news organization with a daily print circulation of about 17,000 and the state’s most highly read news site, trib.com. We offer an excellent benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, paid holidays and vacation. We are an equal opportunity employer. You can see our website at www.trib.com and learn more about our company at www.lee.net.

If this sounds like the job for you, then upload a cover letter explaining why you’re the best candidate at www.trib.com/workhere. Please include five of your best clips. If you have difficulty uploading your work, send it to Managing Editor Christine Peterson at christine.peterson@trib.com.

Job post found here: https://www.journalismjobs.com/job-listings/1630850.

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