Agriculture Reporter/Editor

Iowa Farmer Today, 1625 Boyson Road, Hiawatha, Iowa, United States of America Req #16325
Thursday, September 22, 2022

Iowa Farmer Today (IFT) Publications is looking for an Agriculture Reporter/Editor to cover everything from crop and livestock production issues to general features and market reports. This reporter also writes for the Market Watch Online newsletter, shoots video and takes photographs to accompany stories. This position works largely independently and would ideally be based from a home office in Central Iowa.

IFT Publications includes the Midwest’s leading weekly agricultural publications — Iowa Farmer Today, Missouri Farmer Today, Illinois Farmer Today and Midwest Marketer. The publications reach a combined print circulation of more than 100,000 in addition to vibrant websites.

The successful applicant should have a demonstrated ability to report, write and photograph compelling stories. Candidates should be self-motivated. Experience in Midwestern agriculture is preferred but not required.

Full benefits package included. All travel and business expenses are reimbursed. Pre-employment drug testing is mandatory.

IFT Publications is part of Lee Agri-Media publications, which reach hundreds of thousands of readers across 12 states in the Midwest and Great Plains. Lee Agri-Media is an equal opportunity employer.

Applications, cover letter and at least three writing samples are accepted

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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