• News-Press
  • $79,175.00 -143,160.00/year*
  • Oakland Gardens , NY
  • Media
  • Full-Time
  • 64-20 Bell Blvd

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Westchester County, NY, USA

Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is an innovative, digitally focused media and marketing solutions company committed to strengthening communities across our network. With an unmatched local-to-national reach, Gannett touches the lives of more than 110 million people monthly with our Pulitzer-Prize winning content, consumer experiences and benefits, and advertiser products and services. Gannett brands include USA TODAY NETWORK with the iconic USA TODAY and more than 100 local media brands, digital marketing services companies ReachLocal, SweetIQ, and United Kingdom media company Newsquest. To connect with us, visit .

The Journal News, part of the USA TODAY NETWORK, in Westchester, NY, is looking for an energetic, innovative and digitally savvy reporter to join our team of reporters and editors covering high school sports for The Journal News, lohud.com and USA TODAY NETWORK-Northeast.

We are seeking a visually-oriented, forward-thinking journalist who can break stories and has a proven ability to excel on multiple platforms with a digital-first mindset.

The reporter must be able to collaborate with our editorial teams in Poughkeepsie, Rochester, Bergen, Binghamton and others across the Northeast.

A successful candidate is one who excels at:

  • Aggressive, independent reporting and clear, insightful writing and storytelling.

  • Developing sources to better break news and explain the news.

  • Engaging audiences through a variety of digital platforms, including social media, video, live coverage, podcasts, etc.

  • Collaborating across departments, including but not limited to marketing, advertising, digital, social, photo and other multimedia.

  • Understanding the analytics to respond to what's resonating with audiences.

  • Exploring trends, issues and behind-the-scenes features concerning high school sports.

  • Candidates must have a valid driver's license, insurance and reliable means of transportation.


    We are eager to learn more about you and how you fit this role. When you apply, dont limit your upload to a resume; show us what youve done. To do so, put together a single document file that includes the following, in this order:

    1)Your resume one to two pages.

    2)A cover letter that outlines how you would approach the job.

    3)Links to 3-5 online samples of your work. Show us what youve produced or had a hand in that best reflects what you can do in your desired role.

    It is important that these items be assembled in a single document and uploaded in PDF format. Completing these steps will ensure that your application receives the highest consideration.


    Gannett Co., is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, education, political affiliation, or veteran status.

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  • Job Family UNION
  • Job Function Consumer
  • Pay Type Hourly

  • Associated topics: blogging, communication specialist, copywriter, correspondent, headline, investigative, journalism, news, publication, reporter

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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