News Reporter

Elko, NV 89801, USA Req #16473
Tuesday, December 13, 2022

Looking for a change of pace in a new environment? The Elko Daily Free Press is seeking a versatile reporter to help us serve readers in Northeastern Nevada.

As part of our small but ambitious staff, you’ll hustle to break news on our web and mobile platforms, while pursuing in-depth enterprise reports. You'll need an inquisitive mind, sharp writing skills and an appreciation for life in a small town. Photo and social media skills would be a plus.

Reporters cover all sorts of different stories, from breaking news to in-depth stories that examine important issues in the community. We'll consider both experienced and entry-level applicants, as long as you're dedicated to writing news that connects with readers.

Just 20 minutes away from the scenic Ruby Mountains, Elko is known for its vast outdoor recreation areas, thriving gold mining industry and a rural but dynamic lifestyle. Whether you are an experienced journalist or just starting out, this full-time position offers an opportunity to grow with an award-winning staff as part of Lee Enterprises and its network of more than 300 publications in 26 states.

As part of Lee Enterprises, Elko Daily News offers excellent earnings potential and a full benefits package, along with a professional work environment focused on growth opportunities for employees. We are an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace. All applicants considered for employment must pass a post-offer drug screen and a background/DMV check prior to commencing employment.

Please apply online at  To be considered, please attach links or examples of previously published articles.

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 leading provider of high-quality local news, with 77 daily newspapers in 26 states that have print, digital and e-replica versions. Lee's newspapers have a combined circulation of more than 1.2 million daily. Our digital sites attract more than 44 million unique visits monthly. We also have a rapidly growing roster of digital products for consumers, and are committed to aggressive digital growth.

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.

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  • Pay Type Hourly
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  • Elko, NV 89801, USA