Food Scene Reporter

Lee Enterprises Inc   Munster, IN   Full-time     Writing / Editing
Posted on March 22, 2024
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Are you a foodie with an appetite for writing vibrant articles and producing crisp videos featuring an incredible regional food scene? If so, it's time to apply for this exciting new role as food scene reporter for one of the largest news organizations in Indiana.

The Times of Northwest Indiana, a division of Lee Enterprises, covering a market heavily influenced by the culinary styles and traditions of nearby Chicago, seeks a food enthusiast with journalistic chops to expose the fun and flavorful layers of our region's best, most popular restaurants and the culinary genius and personalities behind the food.

Northwest Indiana is home to several vibrant downtown food scenes that boast a diverse array of modern, international and gourmet fare. From trendy gastropubs and world-class breweries and distilleries to white tablecloth restaurants, rich stories are waiting to be told.

Successful applicants will have a proven track record for feature writing and reporting and an undying passion for all things food and drink.

At least three years of writing or reporting experience and enthusiasm and experience for incorporating video into storytelling are preferred.

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. Year to date, Lee's newspapers have an average daily circulation of 1.0 million, and our legacy websites, including acquisitions, reach more than 33 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.