Higher Education Reporter

Bloomington, IL, USA Req #4981
Tuesday, May 18, 2021
The Pantagraph is hiring an ambitious and creative journalist to cover higher education for our talented newsroom in Bloomington, Illinois.  This position will focus primarily on Illinois State University, Illinois Wesleyan University and Heartland Community College.  We're looking for someone who thrives in finding enterprise and stories that connect on all platforms.

The ideal candidate will know how to use video, multimedia and SEO to expand our brand.  Experience with data journalism is highly desireable.

This is a terrific time to be reporting on higher education, as COVID restrictions lift and there are new pressures on institutions and students.  We expect a steady stream of important reporting.

The Pantagraph values strong breaking news, crucial watchdog reporting and memorable journalism to serve our communities.

Bloomington-Normal is about halfway between Chicago and St. Louis.  Our community is the global headquarters of State Farm Insurance and home to Rivian Automotive's new electric vehicle factory.  We offer lots to do and report on.  Come join us!

The Pantagraph is a division of Lee Enterprises, Inc., a leading provider of local news, information and advertising, serving 77 markets in 26 states.  Lee's newspapers have daily circulation of 1.2 million and our websites reach more than 43 million digital unique visitors.  Check us out at www.lee.net.

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  • Job Family News
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Bloomington, IL, USA